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”

15970 entries, 13964 authors and 1940 subjects. Updated: June 13, 2024

BELL, Benjamin

3 entries
  • 5578

A treatise on the theory and management of ulcers.

Edinburgh: C. Elliot, 1778.

Important classification of ulcers.



Subjects: SURGERY: General
  • 5579

A system of surgery. 6 vols.

Edinburgh: C. Elliot, 17831788.

Bell studied under the Monros at Edinburgh. He was surgeon to the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, for 29 years. He improved the methods of amputation, introducing the “triple incision of Bell”. Above is his best work.



Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Amputations: Excisions: Resections, SURGERY: General
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  • 5200

A treatise on gonorrhoea virulenta, and lues venerea. 2 vols.

Edinburgh: J. Watson & G. Mudie, 1793.

Bell was the first to differentiate between gonorrhoea and syphilis.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Gonorrhoea & Trichomonas Infection, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Syphilis