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”

15649 entries, 13475 authors and 1912 subjects. Updated: May 20, 2022

CUSHNY, Arthur Robertson

4 entries
  • 2822

Paroxysmal irregularity of the heart and auricular fibrillation.

Trans. Ass. Amer. Phys., 21, 682-695, 1906.

First recognition of auricular fibrillation in man. Cushny and Edmunds had a case under their care in 1901. Hering described the condition in man in Prag. med. Wschr.,1903, 28, 377.

The Cushing & Edmunds paper was also published in Studies in Pathology written ... to celebrate the quartercentenary of Aberdeen University. Edited by W. Bulloch (Aberdeen, 1906) 95-110.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Arrythmias
  • 1237

The secretion of the urine.

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1917.

Cushny’s theory of urinary secretion was similar to that of Ludwig, with some modifications. Subsequent work of Richards and his co-workers confirmed his theory.



Subjects: Genito-Urinary System › Kidney: Urinary Secretion, NEPHROLOGY › Renal Physiology
  • 1912

The action and uses in medicine of digitalis and its allies.

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1925.


Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Botanic Sources of Single Component Drugs › Digitalis, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Cardiovascular Medications
  • 1912.1

Biological relations of optically isomeric substances.

Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1926.

Cushny made important contributions concerning the pharmacological action of optical isomers over a period of nearly twenty years. He summarized this work and that of others in his Charles E. Dohme Lectures, 1925.



Subjects: PHARMACOLOGY