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”

15853 entries, 13794 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 31, 2023

MITCHELL, John Kearsley

2 entries
  • 4493

On a new practice in acute and chronic rheumatism.

Amer. J. med. Sci., 8, 55-64, 1831.

First description of the neurotic spinal arthropathies.



Subjects: RHEUMATOLOGY
  • 5234

On the cryptogamous origin of malarious and epidemic fevers.

Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1849.

Although Hensinger in 1844 had suggested a parasite as the cause of malaria, Mitchell was the first to approach this theory in a scientific spirit. He was Professor of Medicine at Jefferson College, and the father of S. Weir Mitchell.



Subjects: EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Mosquito-Borne Diseases › Malaria