LATHAM, Peter Mere
Lectures on subjects connected with clinical medicine, comprising disease of the heart. Second edition, 2 vols.London: Longman, 1846.
Includes (vol. 2, pp. 373-79) a classic description of coronary thrombosis, although not using the term. The patient was Thomas Arnold, the educationist, and the report was signed by Joseph Hodgson and by S. Bucknill, Arnold’s physician.
Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Thrombosis / Embolism
The collected works. 2 vols.London: New Sydenham Society, 1876 – 1878.
Latham, successively physician to Middlesex and St. Bartholomew’s hospitals, was an authority on cardiac disease and among the earliest in England to advocate auscultation. He held progressive views on medical education and championed clinical study in the wards. His clinical lectures are among the very best.
Subjects: Collected Works: Opera Omnia, Medicine: General Works