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Scipione Riva-Rocci - bibliography

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Biography

Italian internist and pediatrician, born August 7, 1863, Almese, Piedmont; died March 15, 1937, Rapallo, Liguria.

Bibliography

    Works on Scipio Riva-Rocci etc:
  • Luigi Belloni:
    Gli inizi della sfigmanometria clinica.
    Symposium Ciba, 1955, 3: 56-57.
  • Unknown author:
    Scipione-Riva-Rocci e il suo sfigmanometro.
    1896. Simposi clinici, 1973, 10: i-Viii.
  • Enrico Benassi:
    Scipione Riva-Rocci. Minerva medica, 1963, 54: 3766-3771.
  • John F. Fulton:
    Harvey Cushing, A Biography.
    Springfield, Illinois, 1946.
  • Luigi Pontiaccia:
    La vita e l’opera di Scipione Riva-Rocca.
    Bollettino della Società medico-chirurgica della provincia di Varese., 1959, 14: 7-21.
    With a bibliographican note on Riva-Rocci’s works.

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