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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CRAWFORD, J. Ramer

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How to make the periodic health examination: A manual of procedure. Foreward by Major General Merritte W. Ireland, Surgeon General, United States Army.

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927.

Fisk was medical director, Life Extension Institute; Crawford was Assistant Medical Director, Life Extension Institute. "This pioneering monograph on the value of periodic health examination includes numbers of photographic illustrations depicting the examination of patients. The concept of comprehensive routine health examinations was first promoted aggressively in the twentieth century. It was one factor that contributed to the growth of cardiology as a specialty" (W. Bruce Fye). See Fye, American cardiology, 37-44.



Subjects: PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE › Periodic Health Examinations