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

PERCIVAL, Thomas

2 entries
  • 1835

Observations on the medical uses of the oleum jecoris aselli, or cod liver oil, in the chronic rheumatism, and other painful disorders.

Lond. med. J. 3, 392-401, 1782.

First record of the clinical use of cod liver oil in England.



Subjects: PAIN / Pain Management, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Cod Liver Oil, RHEUMATOLOGY › Gout (Podagra)
  • 1764

Medical ethics; or, a code of institutes and precepts, adapted to the professional conduct of physicians and surgeons. To which is added an appendix; containing a discourse on hospital duties ....

Manchester: J. Johnson and R. Bickerstaff, 1803.

An incomplete version was first printed for private circulation, 1794. Two variants dated 1794 are known: One is dated February 24, 1794 on the "advertisement" at the end, the other is dated April 4, 1794 on a leaf at the beginning.

The British and American medical professions adopted much of “Percival” in their ethical codes. Digital facsimile of the 1803 edition from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: DEATH & DYING, Ethics, Biomedical