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”
15872 entries, 13813 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 23, 2023
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An essay on the disorders of old age, and on the means of prolonging life.London: Longmans, 1817.
Carlisle, a distinguished surgeon and anatomist, advised young people to adopt a sound regimen early in life in order to secure longevity. Addressing himself directly to old people he described diseases common to the elderly and paid particular attention to the problems of performing surgical operations on the aged.
Subjects: GERIATRICS / Gerontology / Aging, Hygiene