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Michel Victor Pachon - bibliography

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French physiologist, born May 26, 1867, Clermont-Ferrand; died 1938.


  • Recherches expérimentales et cliniques sur la fréquence et le rythme de la respiration. Paris, 1892.
  • Cardiogramme du décubitus latéral gauche en clinique: analyse, interpretation: rapports avec la valeur fonctionelle du coeur.
    With Roger Fabre. Paris, Octave Doin, 1929.
  • Isidor Fischer, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.

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