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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HEBERDEN, William, Jr.

2 entries
  • 8372

Observations on the increase and decrease of different disease, and particularly of the plague.

London: T. Payne, 1801.

Heberden observed that the number of deaths from dysentery sharply decreased over the 18th century, but that deaths attributed to apoplexy increased. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: DEMOGRAPHY / Population: Medical Statistics, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Dysentery, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES › Flea-Borne Diseases › Plague (transmitted by fleas from rats to humans), NEUROLOGY › Neurovascular Disorders › Stroke
  • 6327

Morborum puerilium epitome.

London: T. Payne, 1804.

English translation, Uttoxeter, 1805. Like his father, Heberden junior was a great clinician. It is probable that the above was compiled from notes left by Heberden senior.



Subjects: PEDIATRICS