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Robert Foster Kennedy - bibliography

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Biography

British-American neurologist, 1884-1952.

Bibliography

  • R. Foster Kennedy:
    Epilepsy and the convulsive state. 1923. Recommended reading on the history of neurology:
  • Webb Haymaker and Francis Schiller
    The Founders of Neurology. One Hundred and Forty-Six Biographical Sketches By Eight-Eight Authors.
    2nd edition. Springfiled, Illinois, Charles Thomas, 1970.

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