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”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

MACKENZIE, Sir James

7 entries
  • 834

Pulsation in the veins, with the description of a method for graphically recording them.

J. Path. Bact., 1, 53-89, 1892.

The phlebograph, which developed into the polygraph. With it Mackenzie obtained simultaneous tracings of the pulsations of the jugular vein and radial artery.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY › Polygraph, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES
  • 2812

The study of the pulse.

Edinburgh: Young J. Pentland, 1902.

In his classic monograph Mackenzie included (p. 10) a description and illustration of his polygraph, with which he made simultaneous tracings of the pulse, apex beat, etc.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY › Polygraph, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES
  • 2819

New methods of studying affections of the heart.

Brit. med J., 1, 519-21, 587-89, 702-05, 759-62, 812-15, 1905.

Mackenzie established the remarkable action of digitalis in auricular fibrillation.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Botanic Sources of Single Component Drugs › Digitalis, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Cardiovascular Medications
  • 847

The extra-systole. A contribution to the functional pathology of the primitive cardiac tissue.

Quart. J. Med., 1, 131-49, 481-90, 19071908.


Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY
  • 2826

Diseases of the heart.

London: H. Frowde, 1908.

Chapter 30 of the third edition (1914) includes Mackenzie’s classic description of the clinical picture of “nodal rhythm” (auricular fibrillation). Reprinted in Willius & Keys, Cardiac classics, 1941, pp. 769-93.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias
  • 2897

Angina pectoris.

London: H. Frowde, 1923.

A classic description of angina by “the beloved physician”, one of the greatest of all cardiologists. Mackenzie considered the disease to be due to cardiac failure.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Coronary Artery Disease › Angina Pectoris
  • 11686

Bibliography with synopsis of the original papers of the writings of Sir James Mackenzie. Edited by William Black Rankin Monteith.

London: Oxford University Press, 1930.


Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Bibliographies of Individual Authors, CARDIOLOGY