About the Book
In 1788, the New Haven Medical Society of Connecticut published a book of their 26 most interesting cases. These cases described the realities of living in a world where human physiology was just beginning to be understood. Follow, Ebenezer Beardsley, a preeminent physician of the day explore these cases in this fictionalized account with modern day explanations and historical prospectives added in. Each case will leave you grateful of modern day understanding of our body, how it works, and modern day medical treatments that we have today.