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Edward Harrison - bibliography

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Biography

British physician, born 1766, Lancashire; died May 6, 1838, Marlborough.

Bibliography

  • Remarks upon the different appearances of the back, breast, and ribs, in persons affected with spinal diseases.
    London Medical and Physical Journal, 1820.
  • Pathological and practical observations on spinal diseases . . . Also an inquiry into the origin and cure of distorted limbs. London, 1827.
  • An essay on the powerful influence of the spinal nerves over the sexual organs, and through them upon the general state of the body etc. London, 1831.

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