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Wilhelm Malcz - bibliography

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Polish physician, born November 30, 1795, Warsaw; died September 28, 1852, Warsaw.


  • Louis-Vivant Lagneau:
    Exposé des symptomes de la maldie vénérienne, des diverses méthodes de traitement qui lui sont applicables, et des modifications qu'on doit leur faire subir. Successive editions 1808–1826. W. Malcz:
  • De spina dorsi distorsionibus, novaque as eas sanandas machina Graefiana.
    Doctoralissertation, Berlin, 1817.
  • Ocholerze indyjskiej epidemicznej. 1831. (On Asiatic epidemic Cholera).
  • Rady dla matek polskich, obejmuj¹ce przepisy pielêgnowania i hodowania dzieci w pierwszych latach ¿ycia. 1831.
  • Typhus, po polsku dur brzuszny pojmowany. Warszawa 1847.
  • L. Pietrusiñski:
    Dr Wilhelm Malcz. Tygodnik Ilustrowany, Warszawa, 1860. Volume 50, (30 and 31): pp. 261-262, 275-277 (with portrait).
  • A. Marek:
    The story of the Wilhelm Malcz's "Warsaw Medical Journal" (1828-1829).
    Article in Polish.
    Medycyna nowozytna, Warsaw, 2002, 9 (1-2): 177-197.
  • W. Okninski:
    Dr. Wilhelm Malcz as medical counsel for the Polish Kingdom (1831-1852).
    Article in Polish.
    Polski tygodnik lekarski, Warsaw, February 1996, 51 (6-9): 121-123.

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