Of the treatment of the dying: Disturb him not - let him pass peaceably. IN: Medical histories and reflections, volume 3, 191-208.London: Cadell & Davies, 1798.
"This apparently first-ever full essay on palliative care is tightly reasoned and carefully crafted—an innovative classic that attests to years of first-hand experience in the care of gravely ill and dying persons" (Vanderpool, Palliative care  26). Digital facsimile of the full text in the Philadelphia, 1816 edition from the Internet Archive at this link.
Subjects: DEATH & DYING › Palliative Care , Ethics, Biomedical
An essay on the medical properties of the digitalis purpurea or foxglove.Manchester: Printed by Bowler and Russell & London: For Messrs. Cadell and Davies, 1799.
"John Ferriar...published the first monograph on digitalis after William Withering (1785). Ferriar was the first to suggest that digitalis was beneficial in dropsy (severe congestive heart failure), in part because it appeared to act directly on the heart" (W. Bruce Fye, Profiles in cardiology, 76).
Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.
Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Heart Failure, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Botanic Sources of Single Component Drugs › Digitalis, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Cardiovascular Medications