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

GEIST, Lorenz Melchior

2 entries
  • 10384

Die Krankheiten der Arbeiter in den Phospherzündholzfabriken, insbesondere das Leiden der Kieferknochen durch Phosphordämpfe. Vom chemisch-physiologischen, medicinisch-chirurgischen und medicinisch-polizeylichen Standpunkt. Text plus atlas of 9 plates.

Erlangen: Carl Heyder, 1847.

An early illustrated work on phosphorus poisoning in the match industry. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.

  • 10471

Die regeneration des unterkiefers nach totaler necrose durch phosphordampfe.

Erlangen: Ferdinand Enke, 1852.

Geist and von Bibra proved that the phosphorus necrosis of the lower jaw of matchmakers was caused by phosphorus fumes and that carious teeth ormed the starting point for this typical industrial disease. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.