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”

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LATHAM, Peter Mere

2 entries
  • 2755.1

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.

  • 2227

The collected works. 2 vols.

London: New Sydenham Society, 18761878.

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