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John George Adami - bibliography

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Biography

British-Canadian pathologist, born January 12, 1862, Manchester; died August 29, 1926, Liverpool.

Bibliography

  • Remarks on failure of the heart from overstrain.
    With Charles Smart Roy.
    British Medical Journal, London, 1888, 2: 1321-1326.
  • Contributions to the physiology and pathology of the mammalian heart.
    With Charles Smart Roy.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1892, ser. B., 183: 199-298.
  • An address on theories of inheritance, with special reference to the inheritance of acquired conditions in man.
    British Medical Journal, London, 1901, 1: 1317-1323
  • Heredity and predisposition. In William Osler and Thomas McCrae, editors: Moderne Medicine: Its Theory and Practice, in Original Contributions by American and Foreign Authors.
    Philadelphia and New York,: Lea & Fibiger, volume 1, 1907.
  • Inflammation. An introduction to the study of pathology.
    London 1907; 2nd edition, 1909.
  • The Principles of Pathology. 2 volumes.
    Philadelphia (and New York?), Lea & Fibiger, and Oxford, 1908; 2nd edition, 1910. Volume 2 written with Albert George Nicholls (1870-).
  • A Textbook of Pathology.
    hiladelphia and New York, 1912; 2nd edition, 1914, Bibliography in Journal of Pathology, 1927, 30: 160.

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