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”

15826 entries, 13745 authors and 1921 subjects. Updated: December 4, 2022

VITET, Louis

2 entries
  • 10131

Médecine vétérinaire. 3 vols. Tome premier, contenant l'exposition de la structure & les fonctions du cheval & du boeuf. Tome second, contenant l'exposition des maladies du cheval, du boeuf, de la brebis &c. Tome troisieme, contenant l'exposition des médicaments nécessaires au maréchal, & l'analyse des auteurs qui ont écrit sur l'art vétérinaire, depuis Végece jusqu'à nos jours.

Lyon: Frères Perisse, 1771.

Vitet was a medical doctor who later became mayor of Lyon. Baas, Outlines of the history of medicine III, 716 writes that he "introduced the experimental method into veterinary medicine."  Volume 3 contains both an analysis of available medications and their applications and an analytical bibliography, with unusually long notes, of prior writings on veterinary medicine. Digital facsimiles of the set from the Hathi Trust at this link.



Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Bibliographies of Veterinary Medicine, VETERINARY MEDICINE
  • 11717

Traité de la sangsue médicinale.

Paris: Chez H. Nicolle, 1809.

A 585-page treatise on this later-debunked therapy published around the time of its greatest vogue. Digital facsimile from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: THERAPEUTICS › Bloodletting