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Jean-Charles Faget - bibliography

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French-American physician, born June 26, 1818, New Orleans; died December 7, 1884.


  • Quelques faits anatomiques en faveur de de la cystotomie sus-pubienne chez les très-jeunes enfants; etc. Doctoral thesis, 1844.
  • Études sur les bases de la science médicale et exposition sommaire de la doctrine traditionelle. Paris, 1856.
  • Études médicale de quelques questions importantes pour la Louisiane, et exposé succinct d’une endémie paludéenne de forme catarrhale qui a sévi à la Nouvelle-Orléans, particulièrement sur les enfants, pendant l’epidémie de fièvre jaune de 1858.
    New Orleans, 1859.
  • Type and Specific of Malaria with Watch and Thermometer. New Orleans, 1859.
  • Mémoires et lettres sur la fièvre jaune et la fièvre paludéenne. New Orleans, 1864.
  • L’art d’apaiser les fouleurs de l’enfontement. Paris, 1880. Articles in New Orleans Medical Journal:
  • Croup and tracheotomy.
  • Dengue.
  • Haematemesic-paludal fever.
  • Pulse in yellow fever.

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