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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CATLIN, George

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The breath of life; or mal-respiration, and its effects upon the enjoyments and life of man.

New York: John Wiley, 1861.

Catlin, the famous American artist, was the first in America to call attention to the bad effects of mouth-breathing. He based his book on observations of native American practices, and illustrated his book with humorous sketches. Digital facsimile from the Medical Heritage Library, Internet Archive, at this link.

Subjects: ART & Medicine & Biology, NATIVE AMERICANS & Medicine, OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY (Ear, Nose, Throat)