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

PRÉVOST, Jean-Louis

4 entries
  • 2016

Examen du sang et de son action dans les divers phénomènes de la vie.

Ann. Chim. (Paris), 18, 280-96, 1821.

First successful use of defibrinated blood for animal transfusions. This was the first attempt to prevent coagulation during transfusion.



Subjects: HEMATOLOGY › Anticoagulation, THERAPEUTICS › Blood Transfusion
  • 474.1

Deuxième mémoire sur la génération. Rapports de l’oeuf avec la liqueur fécondante. Phénomènes appréciables, résultant de leur action mutuelle. Développement de l’oeuf des Batraciens.

Ann. Sci. nat. (Paris), 2, 100-120, 129-49, 1824.

Prévost and Dumas proved that the frog egg is fertilized by the entry of spermatozoa.



Subjects: EMBRYOLOGY
  • 478

Mémoire sur le développement du poulet dans l’oeuf.

Ann. Sci. nat (Paris), 12, 415-43, 1827.

First description of the segmentation of the frog’s egg.



Subjects: EMBRYOLOGY
  • 838.1

La mort par les décharges électriques.

J. Physiol. (Paris), 1, 1085-1100, 1899.

The first defibrillation. “Prévost and Battelli produced ventricular fibrillation in dogs by shocking with weak currents. They then shocked the fibrillating heart with a stronger current—the second, or counter, shock. The fibrillation stopped, and a few seconds later the heart resumed its normal beating” (Callahan et al., Classics of Cardiology, Vol. 3).



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias › External Defibrillator, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY › Cardiac Electrophysiology