Author:James Ormiston Affleck

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James Ormiston Affleck
Lecturer on Practice of Physic and on Clinical Medicine, Edinburgh Medical School; Physician to the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh.
This author wrote articles for the Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB9 by the initials "J. O. A."


  • (1872). On the Treatment of Dilatation of the Stomach by the Method of Kussmaul; with Cases. Edinburgh Medical Journal, 17(12), 1104-1115.
  • (1873). Two Cases of Intussusception in Children. Edinburgh Medical Journal, 19(3), 238-243.
  • (1875). Case of Shoulder Presentation, with Prolapse of the Cord and Rigid Os: Turning Impossible; Delivery by Spondylotomy. Transactions. Edinburgh Obstetrical Society, 3, 75-85. Co-authred with MacDonald, A.
  • (1878). Case of Cancer of the Liver in a Young Child. Transactions. Edinburgh Obstetrical Society, 4, 58.
  • A cold: what it means, its possible consequences and how to avoid it. in Health lectures for the people (1882)
  • (1884). Clinical Observations on a Case of Perforating Gastric Ulcer. Transactions. Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh, 3, 77-83.
  • (1884). On the Antipyretic Treatment of Typhoid Fever. British medical journal, 1(1220), 945-7.
  • (1885). Periostitis in Typhoid Fever. British Medical Journal, 1(1271), 939-40.
  • (1888). Observations on Two Cases of Raynaud's Disease (Symmetrical Gangrene). With Chromolithograph. British Medical Journal, 2(1458), 1269-1272.1.
  • (1888). The Clinical Value of Temperature Observations in Some Acute and Chronic Diseases. Transactions. Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh, 7, 155-170.
  • (1893). Observations upon Disease of the Appendix Vermiformis and Its Results. Transactions. Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh, 12, 214-227.
  • (1907). Clinical Observations and Experiences in the Prognosis and Treatment of Lobar Pneumonia. Transactions. Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh, 26, 123-137.

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Works about Affleck[edit]

  • Sir James Ormiston Affleck. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh,(1923) 42, 376-379. James, A.