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Biographical entry Spence, John (1793 - 1863)

MRCS April 5th 1816; FRCS (by election) March 13th 1857; LSA 1816.

Born
1793
Died
4 October 1863
Edinburgh
Occupation
General surgeon

Details

Educated at Edinburgh and at the London Hospital. He practised at Otley, Yorkshire, and was Surgeon to the Carlton Workhouse and Ilkley Bath Charity Institution, as well as being a Certifying Factory Surgeon. He died at Stafford Street, Edinburgh, on Oct 4th, 1863.

Publication:

"Observations on the Treatment of Mania and Delirium Tremens by Large Doses of Tartar Emetic." - Edin Med and Surg Jour, 1831, xxxvi, 112.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England