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”

15959 entries, 13943 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 27, 2024

GALE, Thomas

2 entries
  • 2140

An excellent treatise of wounds made with gonneshot.

London: R. Hall, 1563.

Gale, a contemporary of Paré, was surgeon in Henry VIII’s army at Montreuil. His book supported the views of Paré regarding the treatment of gunshot wounds, denying the poisonous effect of bullets; Gale, however, applied messy and complicated unguents to wounds, doing more harm than good. Forms part 3 of his Certaine workes of chirurgerie (No. 2371).



Subjects: MILITARY MEDICINE, SURGERY & HYGIENE › Renaissance, SURGERY: General › Wound Healing
  • 2371

Certaine works of chirurgerie.

London: R. Hall, 1563.

Includes the first mention of syphilis in the English literature. Facsimile reprint, New York, Da Capo Press, 1971.



Subjects: INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES › Syphilis