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

SHARPEY-SCHAFER, Sir Edward Albert

4 entries
  • 1419

A record of experiments upon the functions of the cerebral cortex.

Phil. Trans. B, (1888), 179, 1-45, 1889.

A detailed analysis, by means of faradic stimulation, of the motor responses of the cerebral cortex, internal capsule, and spinal cord of higher primates.

Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Brain, including Medulla: Cerebrospinal Fluid, NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Spinal Cord, PHYSIOLOGY › Electrophysiology
  • 1143

The physiological effects of extracts of the suprarenal capsules.

J. Physiol. (Lond.), 18, 230-76, 1895.

These workers demonstrated the existence of a pressor substance (adrenaline) in the adrenal medulla. Preliminary communications regarding the above appeared in the proceedings of the Physiological Society, J. Physiol., 1894,16, p. i-v; 1895,17, p. ix-xiv.

Subjects: Ductless Glands: Internal Secretion › Adrenals
  • 649

Text-book of physiology. Edited by Edward Schäfer. 2 vols.

Edinburgh: Young J. Pentland, 18981900.

A collective work and a classic textbook of physiology, edited by Schäfer using the original version of his last name. He was a pupil of Sharpey, and when that great man died without any known descendants Schäfer gave the name to his son, in order to perpetuate it. When Schäfer's son was killed in the war of 1914-1918, Schäfer added it to his own, i.e. Sharpey-Schäfer.

"Of particular interest are the four classic chapters by Charles Sherrington, one on the spinal cord, another on the parts of the brain below the cerebral cortex, yet another on cutaneous sensation, and the fourth on the muscular sense. According to Liddell (1960, p. 135), they were 'unique in the literature of physiology on those topics at the time, for width and accuracy of vision, projected from the past into the future. Now today after more than half a century they are still highly regarded for guidance and refreshment.' Also of great interest are chapters by J.N. Langley on the sympathetic or autonomic nervous system, and by Schäfer himself on the nerve cell and on the cerebral cortex" (Larry W. Swanson).

Subjects: Neurophysiology, PHYSIOLOGY
  • 2028.59

Description of a simple and efficient method of performing artificial respiration on the human subject especially in cases of drowning. To which is appended instruction for the treatment of the apparently drowned.

Med.-chir. Trans., 87, 609-23, 1904.

Subjects: RESPIRATION › Artificial Respiration, Resuscitation