Santorio Santorio

Santorio Santorio (29 March 1561 – 22 February 1636), also called Sanctorio Sanctorio, Santorio Santorii, Sanctorius of Padua, Sanctorio Sanctorius and various combinations of these names, was a Venetian physiologist, physician, and professor, who introduced the quantitative approach into medicine. Continue reading

Treatise on Basal Metabolism

The Treatise on basal metabolism, De statica medicina (On Medical Measurement) was published by Santorio Santorio, an Italian physician in 1614. Continue reading