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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CLARK, Sir James

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Medical notes on climate, diseases, hospitals, and medical schools, in France, Italy, and Switzerland; comprising an inquiry into the effects of a residence in the South of Europe, in cases of pulmonary consumption, and illustrating the present state of medicine in those countries.

London: T. and G. Underwood, 1820.

Pages 153-59 contain an account of Clark's visit to the Hopital Necker in Paris, with a detailed discussion of the use of the stethoscope introduced by Laennec, one year earlier, in 1819. This was possibly the first account of Laennec's invention and its application in and English book. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.

Subjects: Bioclimatology, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Tuberculosis, Travels by Physicians, Surgeons & Scientsts