PARKINSON, John William Keys
First case of appendicitis reported in English, and the first in which perforation was recognized as the cause of death. John Parkinson was the son of James Parkinson (No. 4690).
Subjects: SURGERY: General › Appendicitis
Hunterian reminiscences; being the substance of a course of lectures on the principles and practice of surgery, delivered by the late John Hunter, in the year 1785: Taken in short-hand, and afterwards fairly transcribed by the late James Parkinson ... Edited by his son, J.W.K. Parkinson ..., by whom are appended illustrative notes.London: Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper, 1833.
Digital facsimile from wellcomecollection.org at this link.
Subjects: SURGERY: General