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English surgeon, born May 21, 1814, Cross-Canonby, Cumberland (now Cumbria); died September 7, 1876, Geneva, Switzerland.


  • A Flexible Stethoscope. Medical Gazette, 1840.
  • On the position of the internal organs in health and disease.
    Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal and Retrospect of the of the Medical Sciences, London, 1844.
  • On the mechanism of respiration.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1846.
  • On pericarditis. London Journal of Medicine, 1849.
  • On the falling in of the chest during inspiration in some diseases of the chest. Address red to the Westminster Medical Society, 1849.
  • Causes which excite the respiration in health and disease.
    Transactions of the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association, London, 1851.
  • Medical anatomy, or, illustrations of the relative poristions and movements of the internal organs.
    7 parts, London, J. Churchill, 1854-1869.
    This highly merited work was the result of enormous labour and research.
  • On treatment of acute rheumatism and gout by rest.
    Lecture at the meeting of the British Medical Association in Newcastle in July (or June?) 1870.
  • Lectures on the influence of distention of the abdomen on the heart and lungs.
    The British Medical Journal, London, 1873.
  • Collected works. Edited by W. M. Ord., London, 1881.
  • J. R. Malby:
    Francis Sibson, 1814-1876. Pioneer and prophet in anaesthesia.
    Anaesthesia, January 1977, 32 (1): 53-62.
  • J. E. Hughes:
    Francis Sibson. The Medical Journal of Australia, April 9, 1977, 1 (15):m545-546.
  • Sibson, Francis (1814-1876).
    On: http://www.aim25.ac.uk/cgi-bin/search2?coll_id=7157&inst_id=8
    (Royal College of Physicians, home page.

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