Moments in History

MAS Ahmed & Natasja Vandepitte

The incubator

Peter H. Berczeller

Saul Farber on St. Helena

Craig Blackstone

The Hogmouths of Habsburg

Joseph deBettencourt

Stephen Hales: belief and blood pressure
Theo’s marvelous medicine new

George Dunea

A colorful but tyrannical chief

Edward Jenner and the dairymaid

Gerard van Swieten and his reforms
Healthcare for the popes

Hubris syndrome – a moment in history?

The death of Charles II

The last illness of King Edward VI (1537–1553)

Lord Moran’s secret

The fatal illness of Prince Albert

The last days of George Washington

William Pitt: father and son

King Henry VIII: More ailments than wives
Doctor bites policeman in Chicago religious dispute
The emperor and his physicians
Hasting Banda: family doctor turned tyrant
The king who bumped his head new
The gout of the Medicinew
Louis XIV and his ailments new
John Calvin: his rule in Geneva and his many illnesses new
The most loathsome disease of the emperor Galerius
Percussion of the chest: Leopold Auenbrugger
The philosopher’s dementia
The ligament of Vaclav Treitz 
Otto Kahler, Bence Jones, and multiple myeloma
Celiac disease, Areteus, and Samuel Gee
Pedanius Dioscorides: The first encyclopedia of plants and drugs
Jean Cruveilhier – first described the lesions of multiple sclerosis
Ibn Rushd (Averroes), medieval polymath
The public death of Prince Albert
Oliver Cromwell’s illnesses and death
Mary Tudor (“Bloody Mary” ) 1516-1558
Francesco Antommarchi, the Malvolio of St. Helena

Ronald S. Fishman

Washington and his spectacles new

Julie Gianakon

Doctor Riker’s decision

Ludvig Hektoen

PDF Document A case of amebic dysentery

PDF Document Instantaneous death from air entering the uterine veins during a vaginal douche in the fourth month of pregnancy

PDF Document Embolism of the left coronary artery; Sudden death

PDF Document Rare cardiac anomalies

PDF Document Our developing knowledge of gonorrhea and syphilis

PDF Document On a case of multiple foci of interstitial myocarditis in hereditary syphills

PDF Document Air Embolism

Ludvig Hektoen & Beatrice R. Lovett

PDF Document Whooping cough

Ludvig Hektoen & Charlotte Johnson

PDF Document Prevention of diphtheria and scarlet fever in nurses

Ludvig Hektoen & George H. Weaver

PDF Document Experiments on the transmission of scarlet fever to monkeys

Susan Hurley

Physician: study thyself

Adam S. Komorowski  & Sang Ik Song

The King’s-Evil and sensory experience in Richard Wiseman’s Severall Chirurgicall Treatises

Marshall A. Lichtman

Masters, Lindstrom, and decanal adventures

James Mathew

Meeting of minds: when scientists and artists meet

John Parascandola

The arsenic eaters of Styria

Roshan Radhakrishnan

Horace Wells

Ira L. Rezak

Mingling medicine and medals

Hansjörg Rothe

The mystical prophet and his Bride of Christ

Brian Sharpless

Changing conceptions of the nightmare in medicine

Robert Siegel

The power of sound

Jan Peter Verhave

A Norse and Dutch friendship

Frank Wollheim

A tale of two cities: Swedish roots of electrophoresis

A.J. Wright

What November may bring: the first 37 days of surgical anesthesia