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SMITH, Edward

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Experimental inquiries into the chemical and other phenomena of respiration, and their modifications by various physical agents.

Phil. Trans., 149, 681-714, 1859.

Smith invented a respirometer to study changes in respiratory function under various conditions. See also the following paper (pp. 715-42) on the effects of foods on respiration. For an account of his work in this and other fields, see C. B. Chapman, J. Hist. Med., 1967, 22, 1-26.



Subjects: INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › Medical Instruments › Respirometer, NUTRITION / DIET, RESPIRATION › Respiratory Physiology