INDEX

abdominal surgery, 8, 10, 14–17, 81–106, 107
Abercrombie, J., 45–7, 128, 130
Abernethy, J., 14–16, 43, 86
see also sympathy and the stomach
‘air-raid ulcers’, 114–15
see also Second World War
alcohol and the stomach, 36, 50–1
Alexander, F., 108–9
alkali treatments, 61
Allbutt, T. C., 21
Alvarez, W. C., 108
animal experimentation, 58, 62–7, 90, 108
see also antivivisectionism; laboratory
medicine
antivivisectionism, 65–7, 74, 89
see also animal experimentation; laboratory medicine
appendicitis, 85
aviation and digestion, 118–19

Cannon, W., 108
Carswell, R., 49
Chantrey, F. L., 17
chemistry, 48–52, 68–9
Cheyne, G., 27
cholera, 28–9
chronic diseases, historiography, 5–6
Clapotement, 61
Clarke, J. H., 28
class, 29–30
constitutional medicine, 22–3
Cooper, A., 83
corsets, 30–1
Cullen, W., 12–13
Culverwell, R. J., 3, 32

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Barclay, A. E., 104
Baron, H., 126–8
Beaumont, W., 51
Bernard, C., 59
Billroth, T., 86
biology and the stomach, 14
Black, J., 125
Boas, I. I., 61
Bolton, C., 65–6
bowels, 44
Bright, R., 17
Brinton, W., 39, 54–5, 101
British Society of Gastroenterologists, 6
Broussais, F. J. V., 42–3, 52
Brunton, T. L., 18, 35
Budd, G., 40, 53–5
Burne, P., 37, 54

Davies, D. T., 110
dietary advice, 8, 18, 32–8, 101
digestion, 14, 59–60, 64, 109
Dobson, N. C., 86
drugs, 32, 52–3, 114–15
Druitt, R., 84–5
Dunkirk, 112, 120
Dunlop, M. 73
duodenal bucket, 60
duodenal ulcer, 81–2, 96–106, 107, 128–30,
132
duodenum, 92–3
dyspepsia, 9, 11–38, 40, 41–2, 57, 60, 105,
112, 125
economic depression (1930s), 103, 116
Einhorn, M., 60
electrical therapy, 61
Eno, J. C., 3
environmental medicine, 22–3
Ewald, C. A., 61

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Fenwick, S., 97
Fenwick, W. S., 108–9
forcible feeding, 72–9
see also hunger strikes; suffragettes
Forster, J. C., 83
Galen, 7
gastric acids, 49–52, 57–62, 102
gastric cancer, 86, 95–6
gastric ulcer, 39, 44–56, 82–3, 86–100, 107,
109–23, 126–34
gastritis, 112
Gastroenterological Club, 119
see also Hurst, A.
gastrograph, 60
gastroscope, 69
George VI, 81–2
Gilford, H., 86–7
GlaxoSmithKline, 125–6
Grindod, R. B., 51
Gut, 6

laboratory medicine, 8, 10, 57–80, 89–91,
95, 101, 107, 108, 125
see also animal experimentation; antivivisectionism
Lamb, Dr, 16
Leared, A. 34
legal medicine, 49–50
Lenton, L., 76
Liebig, J. V., 59
liver, 13, 44, 59
lungs, 16
Lytton, C., 74–5
Macbeth Wilson, T., 110
Mansell-Moullin, C., 77–8
M’Cullagh, 29
Marion, K., 73, 76
Maylard, A., 96
milk diet, 55, 100
mind and the stomach, 17–18, 29, 107–23,
132–4
Moynihan, B., 87–8, 91–4, 97–100, 130

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heart, 7, 8, 17, 40, 44
Herschell, G., 60, 71, 102
holistic medicine, 107–11
Horsley, V., 78
Howship, J., 17, 43
H pylori, 1, 6, 126–34
hunger strikes, 72–9
see also forcible feeding; suffragettes
Hunter, J., 14, 48–9
Hurst, A., 103, 119, 121–2, 130
hypochondria, 18
hysterectomy, 84
see also abdominal surgery

industrialization and the stomach, 19–38
Irish Famine, 23–4
Jennings, D., 112
Jessett, F. B., 95–6
Johnson, J., 17, 21–2, 28, 32, 41, 44
kidneys, 44, 85
Kussmaul, A., 61

‘national bodies’, 23–35
nephrectomy, 85
nervous system, 12–19, 25–38, 108–9
Newman, C., 112–13
Newman, D., 85–6
Niles, G. M., 71
ovariotomy, 84
Pankhurst, E., 75
Parsons, A. R., 86, 102
pathological anatomy, 39–56, 57, 67, 93–5,
107, 125
‘pathology of the living’, 91–2, 103–4
see also abdominal surgery
Pavlov, I., 90
Payne, R. T., 112–13
peptic ulcer, ‘rise and fall’ theory, 9, 126–32
perforated peptic ulcers, 47, 86–7, 112
Philip, A. P. W., 28
poisoning, 49–50
proton-pump inhibitors, 125
Prout, W., 48
psychiatry, 111–23

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Réaumur, R., 48, 57
Riegel, F., 61
Romanis, W. H. C., 102–3
Roy, R. M., 23
reductionist medicine, 8, 39–40, 56, 89–90,
95, 101, 107–8
removal of stomach, 90–1
see also abdominal surgery
salt, 35–6
Saundby, R., 94–5, 102, 104–6
seasickness, 18
Second World War, 10, 107–23, 125
Sédillot, C., 83
Seyles, H., 114–15
sham feeding, 64–5
see also animal experimentation
Sippy diet, 101–2, 103
social constructionism, 8–9
Spallanzani, L., 48, 57
Starling, E. H., 64–5
Stevens, E., 48
stimulants, 36
Stokes, W., 41–2
stomach
definitions, 2–3
historiography, 3–5, 7
stomach bucket, 60
stomach tube, 58, 61–2, 70–9
stress and gastric illness, 1, 110, 114–23,
125, 133–4

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suffragettes, 10, 72–9
see also forcible feeding; hunger strikes
suicide, 18–19, 29
sympathy and the stomach, 13–19, 21–2
tagamet, 126
Tait, L., 84
Taylor, A. S., 49–50
test meals, 62
Tidy, H. L., 120–1
Titmuss, R., 117
tobacco, 113–14
Treves, F., 87
Trotter, T., 33
tuberculosis, 17, 18
‘ulcer types’, 111, 116–17
uterus, 13, 44, 84
Uwins, D., 21
Van Helmont, 7
Verity, R., 26–7

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weather and gastric illness, 23
wheeler, I., 100
Whiting, S., 11
Whytt, R., 13
Williamson, T., 50
X-rays, 101, 104
Young, E., 50

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