P. Blaud

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P. Blaud of Beaucaire (1831) or P. Blaud de Beaucaire[1][2]) was a French doctor of medicine who introduced and started the use of Blaud's pills or iron pills as a medication for patients suffering from anemia.[3] Blaud of Beaucaire was one of the leading physicians at the Hospital of Beaucaire (l'Hospital de Beaucaire) in France.[4][5]


  1. ^ Churchill, Fleetwood and William Valentine Keating. P. Blaud de Beaucaire, On the Diseases of Infants and Children, second edition, Blanchard and Lea, 1856, 735 pages, page 230.
  2. ^ Anger Benjamin, and Sigismond Jaccoud. Blaud (de Beaucaire), Nouveau dictionnaire de médecine et de chirurgie pratiques, v. 14, J.B. Baillière et fils, 1871, published by Item notes: v. 14, page 577, original from Harvard University, digitized on December 3, 2007.
  3. ^ Robinson, Victor, ed. (1939). "P. Blaud of Beaucaire, Blaud's Pills for Anemia, Iron pills, Iron". The Modern Home Physician, A New Encyclopedia of Medical Knowledge. WM. H. Wise & Company (New York). , page 435.
  4. ^ [1], Dr. Blaud’s Observations at the Hopital de Beaucaire, Observations collected in l’Hopital de Beaucaire, The London Medical Repository, 1825, page 339, original from Oxford University, digitized on November 9, 2006, (...) "principal physician of the Hospital of Beaucaire (L’Hopital de Beaucaire)" (...)
  5. ^ Office of the Surgeon-General of the United States, Joseph K. Barnes, Public Health Service of the United States, John Maynard Woodworth, Ely McClellan, John Charles Peters, John Shaw Billings, President Grant (1869-1877) of the United States, Public Health Service. Blaud (P.), Beaucaire, The cholera epidemic of 1873 in the United States, published by the Government Press Office, United States, 1875, original from Harvard University, digitized on October 11, 2007, 1053 pages, page 757.