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”

15875 entries, 13820 authors and 1929 subjects. Updated: March 30, 2023

CARPUE, Joseph Constantine

3 entries
  • 1989

An introduction to electricity and galvanism.

London: A Phillips, 1803.

One of the first works in the English language entirely devoted to medical electricity. Carpue also played a key role in the development of rhinoplasty. See No. 5737.

Subjects: THERAPEUTICS › Medical Electricity / Electrotherapy
  • 5737

An account of two successful operations for restoring a lost nose from the integuments of the forehead.

London: Longman, Hurst..., 1816.

Carpue revived the Hindu method of rhinoplasty (see No. 5735.1), and reported two successful cases. Facsimile edition, with biography of Carpue by Frank C. McDowell and bibliography of his writings, Birmingham, Classics of Medicine Library, 1981. German translation by C.F. von Graefe, Berlin, Realschulbuchhandlung, 1817.

  • 4288

A history of the high operation for the stone, by incision above the pubis; with observations on the advantages attending it; and an account of the various methods of lithotomy, from the earliest periods to the present time.

London: Longman, 1819.

Carpue popularized suprapubic lithotomy, a procedure not often previously carried out.

Subjects: UROLOGY › Urinary Calculi