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”

15858 entries, 13798 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: February 4, 2023

HAMILTON, Frank Hastings

3 entries
  • 5747

Elkoplasty, or anaplasty applied to the treatment of old ulcers.

New York: Holman, Gray & Co, 1854.

Hamilton was among the first to treat ulcers by skin-grafting. He made the flap smaller than the space which it was intended to fill, “trusting to growth and expansion of the graft to complete the cure”. Also published in N. Y. J. Med., 1854, 13, 163-73. See his earlier theoretical paper in Buffalo med. J., 1847, 2, 501-509.



Subjects: PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY › Skin Grafting
  • 1742

Deformities after fractures.

Trans. Amer. med. Ass., 8, 347-443, 1855.

Hamilton was a medical inspector of the U.S. Army and later became Professor of Surgery at Bellevue Hospital. See No. 4420.



Subjects: Forensic Medicine (Legal Medicine), ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Fractures & Dislocations
  • 4420

A practical treatise on fractures and dislocations.

Philadelphia: Blanchard & Lea, 1860.

The first comprehensive treatise in English on the treatment of fractures and dislocations. See No. 1742.



Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Fractures & Dislocations