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”

15931 entries, 13895 authors and 1933 subjects. Updated: September 24, 2023

FERGUSSON, Sir William

4 entries
  • 4323.1

Excision of a portion of the scapula.

Lancet, 1, 917-18, 18421843.

First description of operation for partial excision of scapula.

Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Shoulder
  • 5596

A system of practical surgery.

London: John Churchill, 1842.

Fergusson was the founder of conservative surgery. He was surgeon of the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, before being appointed to the chair of surgery at King’s College Hospital, London, a position to which he was succeeded by Lister.

Subjects: SURGERY: General
  • 6043

System of practical surgery. 4th ed.

London: John Churchill, 1857.

Fergusson’s vaginal speculum is described on p. 724.

  • 5793

Lectures on the progress of anatomy and surgery during the present century.

London: John Churchill & Sons, 1867.

Subjects: SURGERY: General › History of Surgery