A dissertation on the treatment of morbid local affections of nerves.London: J. Drury, 1820.
An early discussion of peripheral nerve injuries, tumors, and inflammation of nerves, including issues of pain and healing. Swan was among the first of the 19th-century surgeons to argue that divided nerves that are surgically repaired heal best. Also, this work probably includes the first animal experiments on nerve injuries. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.
Subjects: NEUROSCIENCE › NERVOUS SYSTEM › Peripheral Nerves / Nerve Impulses, NEUROSURGERY › Peripheral Nerves
A demonstration of the nerves of the human body.London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, 1830.
The largest and most splendidly produced atlas of neuroanatomy originally published in English, with plates that remain unsurpassed as works of art. Later editions were in reduced format.
Subjects: ANATOMY › Neuroanatomy