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Alfred Henry McClintock - bibliography

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Irish physician, born October 20, 1822, Dundalk, Louth County; died October 21, 1881. According to one source he was born on October 21, 1821.


  • Practical observations on midwifery, and the disease incidental to puerperal state. With Samuel Little Hardy (1815-1868).
    Dublin, Hodges and Smith, 1848. Printed by M. H, Gill. 368 pages.
  • Clinical memoirs on diseases of women. Dublin : Fannin, 1863.
  • William Smellie:
    Treatise on the theory and practice of midwifery. Edited with annotations by Alfred H. McClintock. 3 volumes; London, The New Sydenham Society, 1876-1878.

  • August Hirsch, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker.
    2nd edition, Berlin, Urban & Schwarzenberg. 1929. First published in 6 volumes 1884-1888. 3rd edition, München 1962.

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