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”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

ŠKODA, Josef

2 entries
  • 804

Ueber den Herzstoss und die durch die Herzbewegungen verursachten Töne.

Med. Jb. k. Österr. Staates (Wien), N.F., 13, 227-266, 1837.

Skoda’s theory of the heart beat.

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Abhandlung über Perkussion und Auskultation.

Vienna: Witwe & Braumüller, 1839.

Skoda classified the various sounds obtained on percussion according to their musical pitch and tone. “Skoda’s resonance” is an important diagnostic sign in pneumonia and pericardial effusion. Following Skoda’s work, percussion at last gained general acceptance as a diagnostic procedure. Digital facsimile of the 1842 second edition from the Internet Archive at this link. English translation, 1853.

Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Pneumonia, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › Medical Instruments › Stethoscope, PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS › Auscultation, PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS › Percussion