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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BURCKHARDT, Johann Gottlieb

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Ueber Rindenexcisionen, als Beitrag zur operativen Therapie der Psychosen.

Allg. Z. Psychiat., 47, 463-548, 1891.

Burckhardt, physician at a Swiss mental hospital, performed frontal lobotomy on four patients in 1890, with good results in some cases. Digital facsimile from Universitätsbibliothek Bern at this link.



Subjects: NEUROSURGERY › Psychosurgery