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Hugh Talbot Patrick - bibliography

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U. S. neurologist and neuro-psychiatrist, born May 11, 1860, New Philadelphia, Ohio; died 1938.


    Besides contributions to journals he published:
  • Nervous and mental diseases.
    With P. Bassoe. Pract med ser., volume 10, Chicago, 1911.

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