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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KNAPP, Jacob Hermann

3 entries
  • 5884

Die Krümmung der Homhaut des menschlichen Auges.

Heidelberg: J. C. B. Mohr, 1859.

Knapp wrote valuable monographs on curvature of the cornea (above) and on intraocular tumours (see No. 5902). He became one of the leading ophthalmologists in America.

  • 5902

Die intraocularen Geschwülste nach eigenen klinischen Beobachtungen und anatomischen Untersuchungen.

Carlsruhe: C. F. Müller, 1868.

English translation, New York, 1869.

  • 8655

On cocaine and its use in ophthalmic and general surgery.

Arch. Ophthalmol., 13, 402-448, 1884.

Knapp translated Koller's paper (No. 5678) into English and with the English translation published a large amount of supplementary material by American surgeons who had recently experimented with cocaine as a local anesthetic. In 1885 Knapp's paper was republished in book form as Cocaine and its use in opthalmic and general surgery...With supplementary contributions by Drs. F. H. Bosworth, R. J. Hall, E. L. Keyes, H. Knapp, and Wm. M. Polk. (New York: G. P. Putman's Sons, 1885). Digital facsimile of the book-form version from the Internet Archive at this link.