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Paul Briquet - bibliography

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Biography

French physician, born 1796, Châlons-sur-Marne; died November 25, 1881.

Bibliography

  • Sur la phlébectasie ou dilatation variqueuse des veines.
    Doctoral thesis, Paris 1824.
  • De l’éclairage artificiel, consideré sous les point de vue de l’hygiène publique et privée. Thèse d’agrégation, 1837.
  • Recherches sur l’étiologie des tubercules. 1842.
  • Traité pratique et analytique du choléra-morbus. 1850.
  • Traité thérapeutique du quinguina et de ses préparations.
    Prize-winning paper for the Académie des sciences. 1853.
  • Traité clinique et thérapeutique de l’hysterie.
    Paris, Bailliere, 1859.

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