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”

15961 entries, 13944 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: April 29, 2024


4 entries
  • 4635

An essay on hydrocephalus acutus, or dropsy in the brain.

Edinburgh: Mundell, Doig & Stevenson, 1808.

Acute hydrocephalus first described.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Inflammatory Conditions
  • 3252

The pathology of the membranes of the larynx and bronchia.

Edinburgh: Mundell, Doig & Stevenson, 1809.

Cheyne’s important book deals mainly with the lesions of croup.

Subjects: OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY (Ear, Nose, Throat) › Laryngology
  • 4519.1

Cases of apoplexy and lethargy: with observations upon the comatose diseases.

London: Thomas Underwood, 1812.

Cheyne believed that cerebral anemia might be the cause of apoplexy, and described pathological cases of cerebral infarction and of cerebral hemorrhage. The work contains the first illustration of a subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Neurovascular Disorders › Stroke
  • 2743

A case of apoplexy in which the fleshy part of the heart was converted into fat.

Dublin Hosp. Rep. 2, 216-23, 1818.

First accurate description of the condition which later became known as “Cheyne–Stokes respiration.” Reprinted in F. A. Willius & T. E. Keys: Cardiac classics, 1941, pp. 317-20.