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Ueber die Messung des Blutdrucks am Menschen. Offprint from Miescher's Library with 3 others

Basch, Samuel von

Publication Date: 1881
Soft cover
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Basch, Samuel S. von (1837-1905). (1) Ueber die Messung des Blutdrucks am Menschen. Offprint from Zeitschr. f. klin. Med. 2 (1881). 18pp. Text illustrations. (2) Die volumetrische Bestimmung des Blutdrucks am Menschen. Offprint from Med. Jahrb cher (1876). 30pp. 3 folding plates. Vienna: Carl Ueberreuter, 1876. (3) Ueber den Einfluss der Athmung von comprimirter und verd nnter Luft auf den Blutdruck des Menschen. Offprint from Med. Jahrb cher (1877). 11pp. Plate. Vienna: Carl Ueberreuter, 1877. (4) Einige Ergebnisse der Blutdruckmessung an Gesunden und Kranken. Offprint from Zeitschr. f. klin. Med. 3 (1882?). 35pp. Text illustration. Together 4 items, 8vo. Various sizes. Original printed wrappers, front wrapper of (1) detached but present, minor wear & chipping. From the library of Johann Friedrich Miescher (1844-95), discoverer of nucleoprotein; see G-M 695. Miescher's stickers on front wrappers and his stamp on the first leaf of each offprint. First Separate Editions. Garrison-Morton 2784 (no. [1]): "Basch's important modifications of the methods of blood-pressure recording mark the beginning of clinical sphygmomanometry." Basch's first sphygmomanometer, invented circa 1881 and described in no. (1), made use of an inflatable rubber bag filled with water; this was fifteen years before the cuff technique invented by Riva-Rocci. Basch made earlier studies in blood pressure and blood pressure measurement techniques in the last half of the 1870s; cf. nos. (2) and (3) above. Acierno, History of Cardiology, pp. 497-98. Fishman & Richards, Circulation of the Blood: Men and Ideas, pp. 502-3. Bookseller Inventory # 38484

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Publication Date: 1881

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