Reference numberEC/1867/17
TitleBurdon-Sanderson, Sir John Scott: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationJ S Burdon-Sanderson being qualified as having demonstrated the true nature of the "Cells containing blood corpuscles" in the spleen and of analogous structures found in extravasations, and in the Corpus luteum. (See "On the Metamorphoses of the Coloured Blood Corpuscles, &c" Edinh 1851); as having for the first time applied exact methods in the investigation of artifical respiration, and demonstrated the utility of the method now used (See Report of the Committee of the Roy Med Chir Society on Suspended Animation, pp 19-44); as having discovered and established by numerous experiments consisting in the inoculation of animals that in Cattle-plague increase of temperature precedes every other febrile phenomenon, and consequently that increased temperature in fever is not a result of acceleration of the circulation, and as having discovered other new facts relating to the same subject. (See Report of the Royal Commissioners); as having demonstrated by experiments the true relation between the movements of the thorax and those of the heart in ordinary respiration and in dyspnoea, and the true nature and order of the phenomena of death by apnoea; as being the author of the Article "Reproduction' (vegetable)" in the Cyclopaedia of Anatomy, and of various contributions to Pathology, and distinguished for his acquaintance with Physiology.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. John Tomes; F Crace Calvert.
From Personal Knowledge. Campbell De Morgan; Francis Sibson; John Simon; Charles Murchison; Wm S Savory; William Jenner; A Tweedie; C J B Williams; T Spencer Cobbold
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Burdon-Sanderson, Sir John Scott: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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