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Unpublished paper, 'On the limits of the pulse in the arteries of the human body' by Lacon Wm [William] Lambe

Reference number: AP/13/12

Date: 1828

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Lambe attempts to ascertain through experimentation the limits of the pulse by considering the power expended by the heart before the motion of the blood within the body becomes uniform.

On verso of covering page is a short commentary in graphite by Thomas Young on the contents of Lambe's paper. Annotations and corrections appear throughout in graphite and ink.

Subject: Physiology

Communicated by Dr [Peter Mark] Roget.

Reference number
AP/13/12
Earliest possible date
1828
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
24 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Unpublished paper, 'On the limits of the pulse in the arteries of the human body' by Lacon Wm [William] Lambe, 1828, AP/13/12, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_13_12/unpublished-paper-on-the-limits-of-the-pulse-in-the-arteries-of-the-human-body-by-lacon-wm-william-lambe, accessed on 26 February 2024

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