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”

16011 entries, 14068 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: June 19, 2024

FRANK, Johann Peter

4 entries
  • 1599

System einer vollständigen medicinischen Polizey. 9 vols.

Mannheim: Tübingen, Wien, 17791827.

The first systematic treatise on public hygiene. Frank believed the ruler of a state should stand in the relation of a father to his children, among his duties being the safeguarding of the people’s health and the preservation of a healthy race by appropriate laws. The last two volumes were edited by G. C. G. Voigt. Portions were translated into English as A system of complete medical police: Selections from Johann Peter Frank. Edited with an introduction by Erna Lesky. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1976.).

  • 1965

De curandis hominum morbis epitome. 6 vols.

Mannheim: C.F. Schwan, 17921794.

  • 4518

De vertebralis columnae in morbis dignitate. In his Delectus opusculorum medicorum, 11, 1-50

Ticino, 1792.

Frank, best remembered for his great services to public health, was the first physician to emphasize the gravity of diseases of the spinal cord.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 3879

De curandis hominum morbis epitome. Liber V.

Mannheim: C. F. Schwann & C. G. Goetz, 1794.

Frank was the first to define diabetes insipidus (pp. 38-67).

Subjects: ENDOCRINOLOGY › Pituitary, Metabolism & Metabolic Disorders › Diabetes