The effect of the nitrous vapour, in preventing and destroying contagion; ascertained, from a variety of trials, made chiefly by surgeons of His Majesty's Navy, in prisons, hospitals, and on board of ships: with an introduction respecting the nature of the contagion, which gives rise to the jail or hospital fever; and the various methods formerly employed to prevent or destroy this ...
- London, J. Johnson. 1799.
xvi, 234 p. : fold. table. ; 23 cm.