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

TROTTER, Thomas

3 entries
  • 3716

Observations on the scurvy.

Edinburgh: C. Eliot & G. G. J. & J. Robinson, 1786.


Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET › Deficiency Diseases › Scurvy
  • 2159

Medicina nautica; an essay on the diseases of seamen. 3 vols.

London: T. Cadell, jun. & W. Davies (T. N. Longman and O. Rees), 17971803.

Trotter has left an excellent account of the conditions of seamen at the beginning of the 19th century. His book includes an interesting theory of the causation of fevers. He worked hard to improve the conditions of the ship’s medical officer and the seaman.



Subjects: MILITARY MEDICINE, SURGERY & HYGIENE › Navy, Maritime Medicine
  • 2071.1

An essay, medical, philosophical, and chemical, on drunkenness, and its effects on the human body.

London: T. N. Longman & O. Rees, 1804.

The first book on alcoholism, expanded from Trotter's MD dissertation: Dissertatio medica inauguralis, quædam de ebrietate, ejusque effectibus in corpus humanum complectens, quam ... pro gradu doctoris ... (Edinburgh: Apud Balfour et Smellie, 1788). Digital facsimile of the 1804 edition from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: TOXICOLOGY › Drug Addiction, TOXICOLOGY › Drug Addiction › Alcoholism