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American surgeon, born November 11, 1864, near Chili, Ohio; died January 7, 1943.


  • An Experimental Research into Surgical Shock.
    Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1899. His first book.
  • An Experimental and Clinical Research into Certain Problems Relating to Surgical Operations. Philadelphia, 1901. Contains: "On the Physiological Action of Cocain and Eucain when Injected into Tissues"; pp 88-163 (anaesthetic blocking og nerve trunks).
  • Blood Pressure in Surgery. An experimental and Clinical Research.
    The Cartwright prize essay for 1903.
    Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott, 1903.
  • Hemorrhage and Transfusion.
    New York, D. Appleton & Co, and London, 1909.
  • Phylogenetic Association in Relation to Certain Medical Problems. Boston, 1910.
  • The kinetic theory of shock and its prevention through anoci-association (shockless operation). Lancet, 1913, 2: 7-16.
  • Anemia and Resuscitation. New York and London, 1914.
  • Anoci-association. With William E. Lower.
    Philadelphia and London, 1914; 2nd edition, 1920.
  • The Origin and Nature of the Emotions. Philadelphia and London, 1915.
  • A Mechanistic View of War and Peace. New York, 1915.
  • Man, an Adaptive Mechanism. New York, 1916.
  • The Kinetic Drive. Philadelphia and London, 1916.
  • A Physical Interpretation of Shock, Exhaustion, and Restoration. London, 1921.
  • Bipolar Theory of Living Processes. New York, 1925.
  • Problems in Surgery. Philadelphia and London, 1928.
  • Diseases Peculiar to Civilized Man. 1934.
  • Phenomena of Life. 1936.
  • Intelligence, Power, and Personality. 1941.
  • George Crile. An Autobiography. Edited By Grace Crile.
    2 volumes. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1947.
  • P. C. English:
    Shock, Physiological Surgery, and George Washington Crile: Medical Innovation in the Progressive Era.
    Westport, Connecticut, and London: Greenwood Press, 1980.
  • lRobert E. Hermann:
    George Washington Crile (1864-1943).
    Journal of Medical Biography, May 1994, 2: 78-83.

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