Title Broussais instructs a nurse to carry on bleeding a blood-besmeared patient. Coloured lithograph after V.L.

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Physical description 1 print : lithograph, with watercolour ; image 19.3 x 16.6 cm
Lettering note Lettering continues: Mais je n'ai plus une goutte de sang dans les veines!! C'est égal; encore 50 sang-sues. [On wall:] Oeuvres complettes de Broussais 1. vol in 64.
Summary The "system of Broussais" was principally a regime of dieting and bleeding. It had a notoriously indiscriminate application in the Parisian cholera epidemic of 1832
Cite as Wellcome Library no. 16372i
Lettering Système de Broussais. V.L. ...
Author, etc. L., V.
Topic-LCSH Leeches -- France.
Physician and patient.
Nurses -- France.
Phlebotomy -- France -- 19th century.
Subject name Broussais, F. J. V. (François Joseph Victor), 1772-1838.
Genre/Technique Caricatures.
Copy photo no. V 11724
L 5160
System no. .b11742616
Record no. 16372i