Dates: 1814 - 1874|
Source of Characteristics: WBD
Characteristics: English physician and scientist
Source of Characteristics: Athenaeum.
Characteristics: Prolific contributor on medical and scientific subjects, including: geology, natural history and zoology, public health, health, diet, addiction and temperance, mental health, chemistry, botany (of expeditions, medical botany), philosophy of science, psychology, phrenology, agriculture, education, childbirth and gynaecology, child rearing, disability, infectious disease (especially cholera), medical ethics.