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”

16011 entries, 14068 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: June 19, 2024

HAMMOND, William Alexander

2 entries
  • 4542

Treatise on diseases of the nervous system.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1871.

The first American treatise on neurology. The original description of athetosis, sometimes called “Hammond’s disease”, appears on pp. 654-62. During his tenure as Surgeon General of the Army during the U.S. Civil War, Hammond established the U.S. Army Hospital for Diseases of the Nervous System.



Subjects: NEUROLOGY › Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 12752

Sexual impotence in the male.

New York: Bermingham, 1883.

One of the earliest serious medical studies of the subject from the anatomical, physiological, emotional, and psychological points of view. In the second edition (1887) retitled Sexual impotence in the male and female, the author added almost 50 pages on women's issues covering anatomical, physiological, and psychological reasons for absence of sexual desire in women.
Digital facsimile of the first edition from wellcomecollection.org at this link; of the 1887 edition from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: SEXUALITY / Sexology, SEXUALITY / Sexology › Impotence, UROLOGY