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Brief Description Osler & Tuberculosis Selected Bibliography
Selected Bibliography
Adamson, J.D. Osler and Tuberculosis.Univ. of Manitoba Med. J., 20, Feb.1949, pp. 119-129.

Bliss, Michael. William Osler : a Life in Medicine. Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Brown, Lawrason. Some Personal Recollections of Sir William Osler and his Influence on Students of Medicine. Internat. Assoc. Med. Mus. Bull., Special Osler Memorial Number, 9, 1926, pp.439-448.

Brown, Lawrason. Osler and Trudeau. Internat. Assoc, Med. Mus. Bull., Special Osler Memorial Number, 9, 2nd impression, 1927, pp.438f-438j.

Collier, William. Sir William Osler's Work at the Radcliffe Infirmary and for the Prevention of Tuberculosis. Internat. Assoc. Med. Mus. Bull. , Special Osler Memorial, 9, 1926, pp.356-359.

Cushing, Harvey. The Life of Sir William Osler. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1925.

Golden, RL. Sir William Osler and the Anatomical Tubercle. J Am Acad Dermatol. 16(5 Pt 1), May 1987, pp.1071-1074.

Hamman, Louis. Osler and the Tuberculosis Work of the Hospital. Johns Hopkins Hosp. Bull., 30, no. 341, July 1919, pp. 202-203.

Henderson, Alfred R. and Henderson, David A. F. A Centennial Remembrance of Koch's Discovery of the Tubercle Bacillus : William Osler, Harbinger of Clinical Microscopy. Md State Med J., 31, no.10, oct. 1982, pp.27-30.

Jacobs, Henry Barton. Osler as a Citizen and his Relation to the Tuberculosis Crusade in Maryland. Johns Hopkins Hosp. Bull., 30, no. 341, July 1919, pp. 205-208.

Jacobs, Henry Barton. Sir William Osler, Pioneer in Tuberculosis. J. Outdoor Life, 17, Feb. 1920, pp.33-34.

Kleinschmidt, H. E. William Osler, the Public Health Man. J. Outdoor Life, 24, 1927, pp.393-398.

Knopf, S. Adolphus. Tuberculosis and the Life and Work of Sir William Osler. Brit. J. Tuberculosis, Lond., 14, no. 3, July 1920, pp. 97-103.

Knopf, S. Adolphus. A History of the National Tuberculosis Association. New York, National Tuberculosis Association, 1922.

Nation, Earl F. Osler and Tuberculosis. Chest, vol.64, no.1, July 1973, pp. 84-87.

Parfitt, Charles D. Osler as an Incentive. Internst. Assoc. Med. Mus. Bull., Special Osler Memorial Number, 9, 1926, pp.316-320.

Pratt, Joseph H. Osler and Tuberculosis. Internat. Assoc, Med Mus. Bull., Special Osler Memorial Number, 9, 1926, pp.59-80.

Ranck, S. H. How Osler Inspired the Grand Rapids Tuberculosis Fight. Michigan Out-of-Doors, 8, 1919-1920, p.11

Sir William Osler. Report of the Oxfordshire Association for Prevention of Tuberculosis. Oxford, Holywell Press Ltd., 1920.

Stobie, William. Osler and Tuberculosis. Brit. 1. Tuberc., 26, 1932, pp.23-27.

Stobie, William. Osler and Tuberculosis. Med, Press, 222, July 13, 1949, pp. 37-40.

Williams, Huntington. Osler and Welch; Founders of Modern American Public Health. Virginia Med. Monthly, 80, June 1953, pp.303-312.

Bibliographic list of Sir William Osler's articles and monographs on the subject of tuberculosis : (chronological order) Methodology : The following list draws its inspiration from the bibliography contained at the end of a S. Adolphus Knopf's article on 0sler and tuberculosis and of the one in Maude Abbott's book. It contains references to the articles, speeches, letters sent to newspapers and abstracts from monographs that Sir William 0sler had written in connection with tuberculosis. The case reports and the discussions to which 0sler took part had not been included.


Abbott, Maude E. Classified and Annotated Bibliography of the Publications of Sir William 0sler, Bart, F. R.S. ..., International Ass. Med. Museums Bull., Sir William Osler Memorial Volume, 1926, ix, pp.473-605.

Abbott, Maude E. Classified and Annotated Bibliography of Sir William Osler's Publications. Montreal, The Medical Museum, McGill University, 2 lid edition, revised and indexed, 1939.

Blogg, Minnie Wright. Bibliography of the Writings of Sir William Osler. Baltimore, Lord Baltimore Press, 1921.

Golden, Richard L. Addenda to : Sir William 0sler an Annotated Bibliography with Illustrations. Huntington, N.Y. : [s.n.], 1997.

Golden, Richard L. and Roland, Charles G. Sir William Osler an Annotated Bibliography with Illustrations. San Francisco, Norman Publishing, 1988.

Golden, Richard L. Corrigenda and Addenda. Sir William 0sler an Annotated Bibliography with Illustrations. Huntington, N.Y., 1990.

Knopf, S. Adolphus. Tuberculosis and the Life and Work of Sir William Osler. British Journal of Tuberculosis, vol. Xiv, no.3, July 1920, pp.97-103.

Sir William Osler's Writings on Tuberculosis

<< On the Pathology of a Miner's Lung. >> Canada M. and S. Jour., 1876, pp.145-169.

<< Phthisical Cavities in Left Lung ; Gangrene of Pulmonary Tissue about one of them. >> Canada M. and S. Jour., 1877-78, p. 114.

<< Pleura ; Small Fibroid Thickenings on Visceral Layer. >> Canada M. and S. Jour., 187-78, pp.115-116.

<< Diabetes, Phthisical Cavity in Right Lung surrounded by Hepatized Tissue. >>Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1878, pp. 34-35.

Chronic Phthisis, Almost Entire Destruction of Both Lungs; Healthy Portion Involved in a Pneumonia. >> Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1878, p.35.

<< Chronic Phthisis; Perforation of Lungs; Pneumothorax; Dermoid Cyst of Right Ovary. >> Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1878, pp.39-40.

<< Acute Tubercular Inflammation of the Peritoneum; Small Casseous Mass in Left Lung ; Right-sided Pleurisy ; General Hyperplasia of the Bone Marrow. >> Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1878, pp.52-56.

<< Tuberculous Disease in Right Kidney, Pelvis, Ureter and Bladder ; Tubercules in Left Kidney and Lungs ; Perforation of Tuberculous Ulcer in Bladder ; Peritonitis. >> Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1878, pp.72-73.

<< Old Scrofulous Disease of Right Kidney, which is converted into Cysts ; Recent Afffection of the Left. >> Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1878, pp.73-74.

<< Old Disease of the Right Kidney, which is converted into Five or Six Cysts, filled with a Putty-like Material ; Extensive Tuberculous Disease of the Organ ; Miliary Tubercles in Lungs ; Albuminoid Spleen. >> Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1878, pp.74-75.

<< Miner's Phthisis. >> Canada M. and S. Jour., Montreal, 1878-79, pp. 452-454.

<< Chronic Pleurisy ; Flattening of Sides of Chest. >> Canada M. and S. ]our., 1879-80, viii, pp. 109-111.

<< Perforation of Pulmonary Artery by Ulcer of Left Bronchus ; Sudden Death from Haemoptysis ; Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema, Phthisis. >> Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1880, i, pp.282-283.

<< Pneumotic Phthisis. >> Montreal Gen. Hos. Path. Rep., 1880, i, pp. 293-297.

<< Clinical Lecture on a Case of Fibroid Phthisis. >> Canada M. and S. Jour., Montreal, 1880-81, ix, pp.641-650.

<< Cestode Tuberculosis : a Successful Experiment in Producing it in a Calf. >> American Vet. Review, New York, 1882-83, vi, pp.6-10.

<< Bergeon's method of treating phthisis. >> (Unsigned editorial.) Med. News, Phila., 1887, li, p.19.

<< Pulsating Pleurisy. >> Tr. Ass. Am. Phys., Philadelphia, 1888, iii, pp.330-338.

<< The Anatomical Tubercle. >> Montreal Med. Jour., 1888-89, xvii, p.418.

<< Note on Endocarditis in Phthisis. >> Johns Hopkins Hosp. Report, Baltimore, 1890, ii, pp.62-64.

<< Tubercular Peritonitis ; General Considerations ; Tubercular Abdominal Tumours Curabililty. >> Johns Hopkins Hosp. Report, 1890, ii, pp.66-113.

<< Diagnosis of Tuberculous Broncho-Pneumonia in Children. >> Arch. Pediat., Philadelphia, 1891, viii, pp.825-829.

<< Acute Phthisis ; Erosion of a large Branch of the Pulmonary Artery : Sudden Fatal Haemoptysis. >> Tr. Path. Soc., Philadelphia, 1891, xiv, p.169.

<< Report on the Koch Treatment in Tuberculosis. >> Johns Hopkins Hosp. Bul., Baltimore, 1891, ii, pp. 7-14.

<< The Healing of Tuberculosis. >> Climatologist, Philadelphia, 1892, ii, pp.149-153.

The Principles and Practice of Medicine ; Designed for the use of Practitioners and Students of Medicine. New York, Appleton, (1st to 8th edition), 1892.

<< Tuberculous Pericarditis. >> American J. of M. Sc., Philadelphia, 1893, pp.20-27.

<< Cases of Sub-phrenic Abscess. >> Tr. Ass. Am. Phys., Philadelphia, 1893, pp.257-267.

<< Profoud Toxemia with Slight Tuberculous Lesions. >> Med. News, Philadelphia, 1893, 1xiii, pp. 632-633.

<< Tuberculous pleurisy. >> (Shattuck Lecture.) Boston M. & S. J., 1893, cxxix, pp.5357; 81-85; 109-114; 134-138.

<< Tuberculous pericarditis. >> Am J. M. Sc., Phila., 1893, n.s. cv., pp.20-37.

<< Notes on Tuberculosis in Children. >> Arch. Pediat., New York, 1893, x, pp.979-986.

<< Tuberculosis. >> in Am. Textbook Dis. Child. (Starr), Philadelphia, 1894, pp.94-126. In his Collect. Repr., 1892-97, iii, No. 134.

<< Toxaemia in Tuberculosis. >> Practitioner, London, 1894, iii, pp.26-30.

<< The Registration of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. >> Phila. Polyclin., 1894, p.65.

<< Pleuro-peritoneal Tuberculosis. >> Johns Hopkins Hosp. Bull., Baltimore, 1896, vii, p.79.

<< Ephemerides 1895 : XI., Is the Coin Sound Distinctive of Pneumothorax ? >> Montreal Med. Jour., 1895-96, xxiv, pp.518-969.

<< Tuberculosis. >> Syst. Pract. M. (Loomis), New York and Philadelphia, 1897, i, pp.731-848.

<< Tuberculosis. >> Am. Textbook Dis. Child. (Starr), 2nd edition, Philadelphia, 1898, pp.270-302.

<< The Preventive and Remedial Treatment of Tuberculosis. >> (Discussion). British Med. Jour. London, 1899, ii, p.1155.

<< The Home Treatment of Consumption. >> Maryland M. J., Baltimore, 1900, pp.8-12.

<< On the Study of Tuberculosis. >> Phila. Med. Jour., 1900, vi, pp.1029-1030.

<< The Home in its Relation to the Tuberculosis Problem. >> Med. News, New York, 1903, pp.1105-1110.

<< Typhoid Fever and Tuberculosis. >> Am. Med., Phila., 1903, vi, pp.1015-1016.

<< The treatment of Tuberculous Pleural Effusion and Pneumothorax. >> Brit. M. J., London, 1904, ii, pp.999-1001.

<< The Phthisiologia of Richard Morton, M.D. >> Med Libr. And Hist. ]our., Brooklyn, 1904, ii, pp.1-7.

<< Address of the vice-president. >> Tr. Nat. Tuberc. Assoc., i, 1905, pp.20-27.

<< Acute Tuberculous Pneumonia. >> Brooklyn M. J., 1905, xix, pp.57-61.

<< What the Public Can Do in the Fight against Tuberculosis. >> In : Ireland's Crusade against Tuberculosis, edited by the Countess of Aberdeen. Dublin : Maunsell & Co. Ltd., 1908, i, pp.17-28.

<< Address before National Tuberculosis Association, Fifth Annual Meeting. >> Tr. Nat. Tuberc. Assoc.,1909, v, p.31.

<< Compulsory Notification of Tuberculosis. >> (Unsigned letter to the Women's National Health Association.) Brit. M. J., Lond., 1909, ii, p.725.

<< Tuberculosis in Oxfordshire. >> (Letter , signed.) Brit. M. I., Lond., 1910, ii, p.646.

<< Sanatoria for Consumptives : Medical Opinions on the Treatment. >> (Statement, with Sir Clifford Allbutt, Sir Lauder Brunton and Dr. A. Latham, and William Osler.) Brit. M. I., Lond., 1911, pp.125-127.

<< Edward L. Trudeau : An Appreciation. >> Journal of the Outdoor Life, 1910, vii, p. 162.

<< Treatment of Consumption and Other Forms of Tuberculosis. >> Tr. Nat. Ass. Prev. Consumption, Lond., 1911, iii, pp.119-123.

<< The War against Consumption. Defects in Practice. >> (Address before the National Association for the Prevention of Consumption, July 20, 1911.) Rept. The Times, Lond, July 21, 1911, p.6; Lancet, Lond., 1911, ii, pp.313-314. << The Tuberculosis Campaign. * (Letter to the Editor of The Times.) The Times, Lond., Aug. 16, 1912, p.6.

Men and Books << VII., Letters of Laennec. >> Canada Med. Ass. Journal, 1912, ii, pp.247-248.

Men and Books << XI., George Bodington. >> Canada Med. Ass. Journal, 1912, pp.526-527.

<< Bacilli and Bullets : An Address to the Officers and Men in the Camps at Churn. >> British M. J., London, 1914, 11., pp.569-570.

[Address on the Diagnosis of Early Pulmonary Tuberculosis.] Rept. Brit. M. J., Lond., 1914, i, p.710.

<< A Tribute to Dr. Edward L. Trudeau : A Medical Pioneer. >> Am. Med. , Burlington, Vt., and New York, 1915, n.s., x, p.20.

<< Edward Livingstone Trudeau. >> Lancet, 1915, ii, pp.1224-1225.

<< An Address on the Tuberculous Soldiers. >> Lancet, London, 1916, pp.220-221.

<< Graduate Exercise in Prognosis. >> Lancet, London, 1918, I, p.231.

<< Acute Pneumonic Tuberculosis. >> Abstr. : Lancet, Lond., 1919, I, pp.615-616.
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