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HOME (Everard). Practical Observations on the Treatment of Ulcers on the Legs, considered as a branch of military surgery: to which are added, some observations on varicose veins, and piles.1801

London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Second edition, considerably enlarged, [4], viii, xii, 13-362 [i.e. 372]pp., later cloth, spine a little frayed. Sir Everard Home, (1756–1832), British surgeon, was born at Kingston-upon-Hull and educated at Westminster School. He gained a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge, but decided instead to become a pupil of his brother-in-law, John Hunter, at St George's Hospital. aving qualified at Surgeons' Hall in 1778, Home was appointed assistant surgeon at the naval hospital, Plymouth. In 1787 he appointed assistant surgeon, later surgeon, at St George's Hospital. He became Sergeant Surgeon to the King in 1808 and Surgeon at Chelsea Hospital in 1821. He was made a baronet (of Well Manor in the County of Southampton) in 1813. "Home's best work is in his surgical books, especially his Practical Observations on the Treatment of Ulcers on the Legs (1797), based on his military experience."—(ODNB). Formerly in the library of the Birmingham Medical Institute. Wellcome III, p. 294.

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