Abstracts of History of Medicine

S. Mullaney

Sir William Wilde and provision for the blind in nineteenth-century Ireland

21/03/2016

Keywords William Wilde – Blindness – Nineteenth-century Ireland – Census – Ophthalmia


P. Froggatt

The demographic work of Sir William Wilde

21/03/2016

Keywords William Wilde – Nineteenth-century Ireland – Census – Demography – Deaf mutism – Plaque


C. Lee

Chairman’s opening address at the Sir William Wilde Bi-Centenary Symposium

21/03/2016

Keyword William Wilde Bi-Centenary Symposium


M. Walsh

William Wilde: his contribution to otology

18/03/2016

Keywords Otology – Medical statistician – Surgical innovator – Wilde’s snare – Wilde’s incision – Epidemiology – Deafness


J. McGeachie

Wilde’s worlds: Sir William Wilde in Victorian Ireland

18/03/2016

Keywords Parallels with Darwin’s early career – Network of enterprises – Centres of calculation – Savant  – Dublin – Victorian elite medicine – Irish complexities – National catastrophe, medical deliverance from – Irish tradition of scientific medicine


D. Coakley

William Wilde in the West of Ireland

18/03/2016

Keywords William Wilde – Oscar Wilde – Speranza – Castlerea – The O’Flynn – Fynne – Merchant builders – Forebears


M. O'Doherty

Sir William Wilde: an enlightened editor

11/03/2016

Keywords Irish periodical medical literature – Dublin quarterly journal of medical science – William Wilde


L. Geary

William Wilde: Historian

11/03/2016

Keywords Social history – Potato – The Great Famine – Famine diseases – Mortality – Ideology


R. McEntegart

William Wilde and 1 Merrion Square

29/02/2016

Keywords Physicians – Surgeons – Nineteenth century Ireland – Merrion Square – Dublin – William Wilde – Architecture – Residences


D. Walsh, A. Daly, R. Moran

The institutional response to mental disorder in Ireland: censuses of Irish asylums, psychiatric hospitals and units 1844–2014

14/12/2015

Keywords Psychiatric In-patients – Census – Institutionalisation – Psychiatric hospitals