Haldane, John Scott


1860–1936 Scottish physiologist who focused on respiratory physiology.

Keywords: physiology; respiration; carbon monoxide; carbon dioxide; hyperbaric environment

Further Reading

Haldane JS (1922) Respiration. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Haldane JS and Priestly JG (1905) The regulation of lung ventilation. Journal of Physiology 32: 225–266.

Dictionary of Scientific Biography (1972) Gillispie CC (ed.). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Douglas CG (1936) John Scott Haldane 1860–1936. Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 2: 115–139.

Phillips JL (1988) The Bends: Compressed Air in the History of Science, Diving and Engineering. New Haven and London: Yale University Press.

Sturdy S (1988) Biology as social theory: John Scott Haldane and physiological regulation. British Journal for the History of Science 21: 315–340.

West JB (1988) High Life: A History of High Altitude Physiology and Medicine. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Power, Helen J(Apr 2001) Haldane, John Scott. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002534]