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”

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HILLARY, William

1 entries
  • 1770

Observations on the changes of the air and the concomitant epidemical diseases, in the Island of Barbados.

London: C. Hitch & L. Hawes, 1759.

Hillary included good accounts of lead colic and infective hepatitis, and probably the first description of sprue (celiac disease).



Subjects: Bioclimatology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Barbados, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Caribbean, EPIDEMIOLOGY, GASTROENTEROLOGY › Diseases of the Digestive System, Geography of Disease / Health Geography, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Hepatitis, TOXICOLOGY › Lead Poisoning