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Reginald Southey - bibliography

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English physician, born 1835, 4 Harley Street, London; died November 8, 1899.


  • The nature and affinities of tubercle.
    The Gulstonian lecture at the Royal College of Physicians, 1867.
    London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1867.
  • The normal and pathological anatomy of the kidney.
    Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital Reports, London, 1865.
  • Lectures on individual hygiene. The Lancet, London, 1876.
  • Observations on acute rheumatism.
    Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital Reports, London, 1878.
  • Traitement de l’anasarque générale par une drainage capillaire.
    Comptes Rendus de l’Association Française pour l'Avancement des Sciences. Session 6 (Le Havre, 1877). Paris, 1878: 856-860.
  • On the action of alcohol.
    In: James Hinton (1822-1875): Physiology for Practical Use. First American edition, New York, Appleton, 1874. (Uncertain reference).
  • Lumleian lectures on Bright’s disease. British Medical Journal, London, 1881. Biographical:
  • Julius Pagel, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon hervorragender Ärzte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts.
    Urban & Schwarzenberg, Berlin and Vienna, 1901.
  • August Hirsch, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker.
    Urban & Schwarzenberg. 2nd edition. Berlin, 1929.
    First published in 6 volumes 1884-1888. 3rd edition, München 1962.
  • Barry G. Firkin and Judith A. Whitworth:
    Dictionary of Medical Eponyms.
    The Parthenon Publishing Group. 1989. New edition in 2002.

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