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Scottish physician who helped to pioneer a scurvy treatment with the use of citrus fruit.
He earned his MD from Edinburgh University in 1748.
He improved sailing conditions by encouraging cleaner living conditions and sea water distillation.
How did James Lind die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||77 years|
|Birthday||October 4, 1716|
|Death date||July 13, 1794|
|Place of death||Gosport, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"They continued but six days under this course, having consumed the quantities that could be spared."James Lind
"They all in general had putrid gums, the spots and lassitude, with weakness of their knees."James Lind
"Of this they drank half a pint every day, and sometimes more or less, as it operated, by way of gentle physic. Two others had each two oranges and one lemon given them every day. These they ate with greediness, at different times, upon an empty stomach."James Lind
"Let it them be put into any clean oven vessel of china or stoneware which should be wider at the top than at the bottom. so that there may be the largest surface above to favor the evaporation."James Lind
"The consequence was, that the most sudden and visible good effects were perceived from the use of oranges and lemons; one of those who had taken them, being at the end of 6 days fit for duty."James Lind