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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MASSELL, Benedict Frank

2 entries
  • 12359

Orally administered penicillin in patients with rheumatic fever.

J. Amer. Med. Assoc., 138, 1030-1036, 1948.

Massell and colleagues demonstrated that rheumatic fever could be prevented by penicillin treatment of streptococcal throat infections.  (Order of authorship in the original publication: Massell, Dow, Jones.)

See also: J.R. Goerner, R. F. Massell, T. D. Jones, "Use of pencillin in the treatment of carriers of beta-hemolytic streptococci among patients with rheumatic fever," New Eng. J. Med. 237 (1947) 576–580.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Rheumatic Heart Disease, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Rheumatic Fever, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Antibiotics › Penicillin
  • 12360

Rheumatic fever and streptococcal infection: Unraveling the mysteries of a dread disease.

Boston: Boston Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, 1997.


Subjects: BIOGRAPHY (Reference Works) › Autobiography, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Rheumatic Heart Disease, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › History of Infectious Disease, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Rheumatic Fever