An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 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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GUILLEMEAU, Jacques

3 entries
  • 5818

Traité des maladies de l’oeil.

Paris: Charles Massé, 1585.

The first French work on ophthalmology. Guillemeau was a pupil and son-in-law of Ambroise Paré; his book was an epitome of the existing knowledge on the subject, chiefly from Greek and Arabian sources. English translation, London, [1587?]. See also No. 5820.



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • 3669
  • 5566.1

La chirurgie françoise recueillie des antiens médecins et chirurgiens.

Paris: N. Gilles, 1594.

Guillemeau was Paré’s son-in-law. His splendidly illustrated work is of special importance for dentistry and for surgery for cleft lip. It describes pyorrhea alveolaris for the first time and is also the first work to refer to inorganic materials for tooth fillings and for the construction of artificial teeth. English translation, Dordrecht, 1597.



Subjects: DENTISTRY › Dental Instruments & Apparatus, DENTISTRY › Periodontics, PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY › Cleft Lip & Palate, SURGERY: General
  • 6145.1

De l’heureux accouchement des femmes.

Paris: Nicolas Buon, 1609.

Actual origin of the so–called “Mauriceau” manoeuvre, usually credited to Mauriceau (No. 6147). Guillemeau was not only responsible for this technique for delivery of the after coming head so important before the forceps and Caesarian section, but he was also the first to employ podalic version in placenta praevia. English translation, London, 1612.



Subjects: OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS