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”

15961 entries, 13944 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: April 29, 2024

FOWLER, George Ryerson

2 entries
  • 3179

A case of thoracoplasty for the removal of a large cicatricial fibrous growth from the interior of the chest, the result of an old empyema.

Med. Rec. (N. Y), 44, 838-39, 1893.

First thoracoplasty.

Subjects: PULMONOLOGY › Thoracic Surgery, RESPIRATION › Respiratory Diseases
  • 5623

Diffuse septic peritonitis, with special reference to a new method of treatment, namely, the elevated head and trunk posture, to facilitate drainage into the pelvis, with a report of nine consecutive cases of recovery.

Med. Rec. (N.Y.), 57, 617-23, 1029-31, 1900.

First description of the “Fowler position”. Reprinted in Med. Classics, 1940, 4, 551-80. Fowler was preceded in this innovation by Charles White. See No. 6270.

Subjects: SURGERY: General