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”

16017 entries, 14075 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: July 11, 2024

POTAIN, Pierre Charles Édouard

3 entries
  • 2766

Des mouvements et des bruits qui se passent dans les veines jugulaires.

Bull. Soc. méd. Hôp. Paris (Mémoires), 2 sér., 4, 3-27, 1867.

Classic account of the movements and murmurs in the jugular veins, important in the diagnosis of heart diseases. Potain’s writings were models of clarity and style. A translation of this paper is to be found in Willius & Keys, Cardiac classics, 1941, pp. 533-56.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
  • 2777

Du rhythme cardiaque appelé bruit de galop, de son mécanisme et de sa valeur séméiologique.

Bull. Soc. méd. Hôp. Paris, (1875) 12, (Mém.), 137-66, 1876.

Analysis of “gallop rhythm.” Partial English translation in No. 2241 and No. 3160.1.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias
  • 2798

Du sphygmomanomètre et de la mésure de la pression artérielle chez l’homme à l’état normale et pathologique.

Arch. Physiol. norm. path., 5 sér., 1, 556-69, 1889.

Potain devised a simple portable air sphygmomanometer for blood-pressure estimation.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › Tests for Heart & Circulatory Function › Sphygmogram, INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › Medical Instruments › Sphygmomanometer