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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TENON, Jacques René

2 entries
  • 1600

Mémoires sur les hôpitaux de Paris.

Paris: P. D. Pierres, 1788.

Reforms quickly followed Tenon’s disclosures of the dreadful conditions prevailing in the hospitals of Paris in the 18th century. He was also instrumental in the foundation of a special hospital for children. English translation as Memoirs on Paris  hospitals. Edited and with an introduction, notes and appendices by Dora B. Weiner (1996). Digital facsimile from the Hathi Trust at this link.



Subjects: HOSPITALS
  • 1490

Observations anatomiques sur quelques parties de l’oeil et des paupières. IN: Mémoires et observations sur l’anatomie, la pathologie, et la chirurgerie, pp. 193-207.

Paris: Nyon, 1806.

Although Tenon did not discover the fibrous capsule and the interfascial space of the orbit, they are named after him.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › Anatomy of the Eye & Orbit