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Jean Louis Prévost - bibliography

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Biography

Swiss physician, born May 12, 1838, Geneva; died September 12, 1927.

Bibliography

  • Etudes physiologiques et pathologiques sur le ramollissment cérébral.
    With Jules Cotard.
    Mémoire lu à la Société de Biologie dans le mois de décembre 1865.

  • Observation de paralysie infantile; lésions des muscles et de la moelle.
    Comptes rendus et Mémoires de la Société de Biologie 1865, 17:215-218

  • De la déviation conjugée des yeux et de la rotation de la tête dans certains cas d'hémiplégie. Medical thesis, Paris, 1868.

    Biographical

  • Georges de Morsier (1894-1982):
    Jean-Louis Prevost 1838-1927. Gesnerus, 1974, 31:19-38.

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