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”
15871 entries, 13811 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 19, 2023
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A treatise of the asthma.London: R. Wilkins, 1698.
Floyer provided the first clear descriptions of cases of bronchial asthma. Floyer himself suffered from asthma for over 30 years. He recognized the influence of heredity in asthma. The above includes (p. 239) an important early account of emphysema, from a post mortem on a broken-winded horse.
Subjects: ALLERGY › Asthma, GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS, GENETICS / HEREDITY › HEREDITARY / CONGENITAL DISEASES OR DISORDERS › Asthma, Hereditary Factors in , PULMONOLOGY, RESPIRATION › Respiratory Diseases, VETERINARY MEDICINE