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”

15849 entries, 13787 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 28, 2023

ADAMS, Robert

2 entries
  • 2745

Cases of diseases of the heart, accompanied by pathological observations.

Dublin Hosp. Rep. 4, 353-453, 1827.

On p. 396 commences a classic account of heart block with syncopal attacks, the first complete description of this condition. Following the paper by Stokes (No. 2756) the eponym “Stokes–Adams syndrome” was employed to describe this state. Adams recognized a thrill in mitral regurgitation (p. 423). Adams also understood tricuspid incompetence (p. 436). The paper is reproduced in full in Med. Classics, 1939, 3, 633-96.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Heart Valve Disease
  • 4496

A treatise on rheumatic gout, or chronic rheumatic arthritis, of all the joints.

London: John Churchill, 1857.

An excellent description of chronic rheumatic arthritis. Adams also published Illustrations of the effects of rheumatic gout, London, 1857.



Subjects: RHEUMATOLOGY › Arthritis, RHEUMATOLOGY › Gout (Podagra)