Clinical Notes & Temperature Charts, East Africa.
MADGE Captain Q. (1918)
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50 pp. of MS in ink and pencil, contained in Army Book 152. Squarish 8vo Correspondence Book (Field Service), with squared paper, the inner edge of each page perforated, a couple of pages have been removed along this perforated strip. Very light foxing to the preliminary leaves, otherwise very good, the MS clean and legible in a very neat, albeit tiny hand, the whole a little rubbed and worn at the extremities. 200pp.
Fascinating medical notes and charts maintained by Captain Madge while serving in East Africa at the end of WWI and the years immediately following. Relating to East Africa, there are extensive charts and tables in MS, plotting the progress of individuals' fevers, detailing their symptoms, histories, and the suggested treatments. One particularly moving set of graphs showing the increasingly rapid rise of temperatures, some even going beyond the scale - 105 - only for the lines to end with "DIED".
Also contains, relative to WWII, two letters to the by then, Major Madge, M.O. 10th Derby's H.G. and two printed Extracts from Army Training memoranda Nos, 47 and 48, issued for Information of all Officers of the Home Guard.
Stock Code: 86690