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Edward Woakes - bibliography

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Biography

English physician, born 1837; died September 30, 1912.

Bibliography

  • On deafness, giddiness, and noises in the head. 2nd edition, 1880.
    4th edition, assisted by Claud Woakes, Blakiston, 1897, 224 pages.
  • Treatment of nasal disease by medicated cotton wool. The Lancet, London, 1880.
  • Vertigo, and the symptoms called Menière’s disease. British Medical Journal, 1883.
  • The etiology of diphteria, etc. The Lancet, 1883.
  • Post-nasal catarrh, and diseases of the nose causing deafness.
    3rd edition, 1884, P. Blakiston, Son & Co. 224 pages.
  • Nasal polypus, with neuralgia, hay fever, and asthma : in relation to ethmoiditis. Philadelphia, P. Blakiston, 1887.
  • 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.
  • P. J. Koehler, H. Isler:
    The early use of ergotamine in migraine. Edward Woakes' report of 1868, its theoretical and practical background and its international reception.
    Cephalalgia, October 2002, 22 (8): 686-691.
  • M. J. Eadie:
    Ergot of rye-the first specific for migraine.
    Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, January 2004, 11 (1): 4-7.

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