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Walter Clement Alvarez - bibliography

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Biography

American physician, 1884-1978.

Bibliography

  • The mechanics of the digestive tract. New York, P. H. Hoeber, 1922.
    Includes (page 111) his smooth diet for duodenal ulcer.
  • An introduction to gastro-enterology, being the 3. ed. of the Mechanics of the digestive tract.
    New York, Hoeber, 1940. 778 pages. 4th edition, New York, 1948. 903 pages.
  • Nervousness, indigestion and pain.
    New York, Hoeber, 1943. 488 pages.
  • Nerves in collision. New York, Pyramid House, 1972.

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