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George Washington: A Short Health Bibliography

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These pre-1966 references to Washington's health were compiled by White McKenzie Wallenborn, M.D. of the University of Virginia.
  • Barker, Creighton. "A Case Report," The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 9 (1936), 185-87.

  • Blanton, Wyndham B. "Washington's Medical Knowledge and Its Sources," Annals of Medical History, 4 (1932), 52-61.

  • Brickell, John. "Observations on the Medical Treatment of General Washington in His Illness," Transactions of the College of Physicians, 25 (1903), 90-93.

  • Courtney, John F. "George Washington's Final Illness," Resident and Staff Physician, 15 (1969), 84-.

  • Knox, J. H. Mason, Jr. "The Medical History of George Washington, His Physicians, Friends and Advisers," Bullentin of the Institute of the History of Medicine, 1 (1933), 174-91.

  • Lewis, Fielding O. "Washington's Last Illness," Annals of Medical History, 4 (1932), 245-48.

  • Nydegger, James A. "The Last Illness of George Washington," Medical Record, 92 (1917), 1128.

  • Wells, Walter A. "Last Illness and Death of Washington," Virginia Medical Monthly, 53 (1926-27), 629-42.

  • Willius, F. A., and Keys, T. E. "The Medical History of George Washington (1732-1799)," Proceedings of the Staff Meetings of the Mayo Clinic, 17 (1942), 92-96, 107-112, 116-121.
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  1. Wallenborn, White McKenzie. George Washington's terminal illness: a modern medical analysis of the last illness and death of George Washington. [on line]. 31 March 1999.
    Comment: From the papers of George Washington at the University of Virginia. Accessed 17 December 2002 at:  http://www.virginia.edu/gwpapers/articles/wallenborn/index.html
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