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Joseph Sampson Gamgee - bibliography

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English physician, born April 17, 1828, Livorno, Italy; died September 18, 1886.


  • On Pyaemia. London. 1853.
  • On the Advantage of the Starched Apparatus in the Treatment of Fractures and Diseases of Joints: being the first part of an essay to which the Council of University College have awarded the Liston clinical medal. London, H. K. Lewis, 1853. 89 pages.
    We do not know if "have awarded" is Gamgee's spelling error or a typo.
  • Reflections upon Petit's operation and on Purgatives after herniotomy.
    London, 1854.
  • The cattle plague and diseased meat, in their relations with the public health etc. 1857.
  • Osservazioni sul regime dietetico dei malati chirurgici.
    Gazzetta medica italiana Toscana, 1854.
  • Pensieri sulle cose medico-chirugiche italiane. Torino, 1856.
  • Researches in pathological anatomy and clinical surgery. 216 pages.
    London, H. Baillière, 1856. Paris, J. A. Baillière. Madrid, Bailly Baillière, 1856.
  • History of a successful case of amputation of the limbs.
    London, 1865. With 4 photographs.
  • On the treatment of fractures of the limbs. London, 1871.
  • On the Treatment of Wounds and Fractures; clinical lectures.
    London, 1878. 2nd edition, 1883.
    American edition: Philadelphia : P. Blakiston Son & Co., 1883. 364 pages.
  • The influence of vivisection on human surgery.London, 1880. 2nd edition 1882.
    A pamphlet defending surgical experiments on animals.
  • Sir Charles Bell and Sir James Simpson; a biographical study. The Birmingham Medical Review, a quarterly journal of the medical, volume 4, 1875.
    Referring to:
    Sir Charles Bell, Scottish anatomist, surgeon, and physiologist, 1774-1842.
    Sir James Young Simpson, 1st Baronet, Scottish obstetrician, 1811-1870.
  • Harvey and Caesalpinus. The Lancet, 1877.
    Referring to: William Harvey, English physician, 1578-1657 - The European discoverer of the circulation.
    Andreas Caesalpinus, Italian botanist and physiologist, 1519-1603.

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