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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CARSON, James

2 entries
  • 765.2

An inquiry into the causes of the motion of the blood; with an appendix, in which the process of respiration and its connexion with the circulation of the blood are attempted to be elucidated.

Liverpool: Longman, 1815.

Carson recognized the vital effect on venous return played by the negative pressure in the pleural cavity.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY
  • 3220

Essays, physiological and practical.

Liverpool: F. B. Wright, 1822.

Carson proposed the induction of open pneumothorax for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis (p. 64). Later he attempted it on a patient (see his An inquiry into the cause of respiration, etc. 2nd ed., London, 1833, p. 50). The procedure was carried out by Forlanini (see No. 3225).



Subjects: PULMONOLOGY › Lung Diseases › Pulmonary Tuberculosis