An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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JOHNSON, Alexander

1 entries
  • 2028.52

A short account of a society at Amsterdam instituted in the year 1767 for the recovery of drowned persons…

London: John Nourse, 1773.

An English summary of No. 2028.51, and the first detailed report on the society’s work published in England. Johnson proposed the formation of a similar society in England. The Royal Humane Society was formed by T. Cogan and W. Hawes in 1774.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Netherlands, Resuscitation