An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15475 entries, 13329 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: December 3, 2021

BRUNTON, Sir Thomas Lauder

3 entries
  • 2890

On the use of nitrite of amyl in angina pectoris.

Lancet 2, 97-98, 1867.

Lauder Brunton was responsible for the introduction of amyl nitrite for the alleviation of angina. Reprinted in F. A. Willius & T. E. Keys: Cardiac classics, 1941, pp. 561-64.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Coronary Artery Disease › Angina Pectoris, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Cardiovascular Medications
  • 1881

A text-book of pharmacology, therapeutics and materia medica.

London: Macmillan, 1885.

Brunton was physician to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and an eminent pharmacologist. He is notable for his introduction of amyl nitrite in the treatment of angina pectoris and for a vast amount of other work concerning the action of drugs on the cardiovascular system.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Coronary Artery Disease › Angina Pectoris, PHARMACOLOGY, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Cardiovascular Medications
  • 1973

An introduction to modern therapeutics, being the Croonian Lectures on the relationship between chemical structure and physiological action.

London: Macmillan, 1892.

One of the best known of Lauder Brunton’s works.



Subjects: THERAPEUTICS