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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The morbid anatomy of some of the most important parts of the human body.London: J. Johnson & G. Nicol, 1793.
Baillie was a nephew and pupil of William Hunter. The above is the first systematic textbook of morbid anatomy, treating the subject for the first time as an independent science. See also Nos. 2736, 3167.1. Baillie was the last and most eminent owner of the famous gold-headed cane (No. 6709). His clear and comprehensive description of the pulmonary lesions of tuberculosis could hardly be bettered today; he differentiated the nodular and infiltrating types. Page 87: First clear description of the morbid anatomy and symptoms of gastric ulcer. Baillie is also credited with the first descritpion of transposition of the great vessels in this work.
Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › Congenital Heart Defects, GASTROENTEROLOGY › Diseases of the Digestive System › Gastric / Duodenal Ulcer, GASTROENTEROLOGY › Esophagus: Stomach: Duodenum: Intestines, PATHOLOGY, PULMONOLOGY › Lung Diseases › Pulmonary Tuberculosis