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William Heberden - bibliography

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English physician, born 1710, London; died May 17, 1801.


  • On the Chicken-pox. Medical Transactions of the Royal College of Physicians of London, 1768; 1: 427-436.
  • Some account of a disorder of the breast. Medical Transactions of the Royal College of Physicians of London, 1772; 2: 59-67.
  • Commentarii de morborum historia et curatione London 1802; Recudi curavit S. Th. Sömmering, Frankfurt am Main, 1804; German translation by Joh. Friedr. Niemann, Leipzig, 1805.
  • Commentaries on the History and Cure of Diseases. London, T. Payne, News-gate, 1802.
    Pectoris dolor in chapter 70, page 362-368.
  • His collected medical works were published as:
    Opera medica. Recognovit, vitam auctoris adjecit atque edidit L. H. Friedländer. In: Scriptorum classicorum de praxi medica nonnullorum opera collecta. Volume X, Leipzig, 1831. With a biography of Heberden.
  • H. A. Snellen:
    A Disorder of the Breast. In: A Collection of Original Texts on Iscaemic Disease. Rotterdam: Kodyker Scientific Publications, 1976: 35, 48, 61.
  • E. Heberden:
    William Heberden. Physician of the Age of Reason.
    London, Royal Society of Medicine, 1989. 246 pages. Illustrated.

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