An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15475 entries, 13329 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: November 30, 2021

GURLT, Ernst Julius

3 entries
  • 4422.1

Handbuch der Lehre von den Knochenbruchen. 2 vols.

Berlin: Max Hirsch & Hamm, Germany: G. Grote, 18621865.

Gurlt, the celebrated historian of surgery (see No. 5800), wrote an exhaustive and detailed review of the literature on fractures. As a source of obscure and arcane information it is unsurpassed. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › History of Orthopedics, Fractures, ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Fractures & Dislocations
  • 6716

Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker. Edited by August Hirsch, with the assistance of Ernest Gurlt and A. Wernich. 6 vols.

Vienna & Leipzig: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 18841888.

This is one of the best sources of medical biography up to 1880, with useful bibliographical notes. Articles were written by many physicians, whose names were mentioned on the title page. Gurlt and Wernich assisted Hirsch in the massive editorial process. Digital facsimile of all the volumes from Google Books at this link. A revised edition, incorporating a revision of No. 6720, was completed in 1935 and reprinted, Munich, 1962. See also No.6732.



Subjects: BIOGRAPHY (Reference Works)
  • 5800

Geschichte der Chirurgie und ihrer Ausübung. Volkschirugie - Alterthum - Mittelalter - Renaissance. 3 vols.

Berlin: August Hirschwald, 1898.

A history of surgery to the end of the 16th century. Includes translations from the literature and illustrations of instruments. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: SURGERY: General › History of Surgery