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”

15793 entries, 13706 authors and 1920 subjects. Updated: October 6, 2022

WARDROP, James

3 entries
  • 5840

Essays on the morbid anatomy of the human eye. 2 vols.

Edinburgh: G. Ramsay & Co, 18081818.

Wardrop was the first to classify the various inflammations of the eye according to the structures attacked. He was also the first to use the term “keratitis”.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › Diseases of the Eye
  • 2949

Case of carotid aneurism successfully treated by tying the artery above the aneurismal tumor.

Med.-chir. Trans., 13, 217-26, 1827.

Wardrop successfully treated aneurysm of the carotid artery by distal ligation, a procedure suggested by Pierre Brasdor (see No. 2951). Wardrop expanded this paper into a book: On aneurism, and its cure by a new operation, London, Longman, 1828.



Subjects: VASCULAR SURGERY › Ligations
  • 11723

On blood-letting: An account of the curative effects of the abstraction of blood; with rules for employing both local and general blood-letting in the treatment of diseases.

London: J.-B. Baillière, 1835.

Wardrop "promoted blood-letting in an era when a few physicians, notably Pierre Louis of Paris, were discouraging the therapeutic approach" (W. Bruce Fye, "James Wardrop," Profiles in cardiology, 91.) Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: THERAPEUTICS › Bloodletting