Richard Bright

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Bright, Richard,

1789–1858, English physician. In London he was the leading consultant of his time, and he contributed many important clinical observations. He was the author of the significant Reports of Medical Cases (Vol. I, 1827). This contained his description of certain forms of nephritisnephritis
, inflammation of the kidney. The earliest finding is within the renal capillaries (glomeruli); interstitial edema is typically followed by interstitial infiltration of lymphocytes, plasma cells, eosinophils, and a small number of polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
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, or kidney disease, known generally as Bright's disease, and of dropsy resulting from kidney disease, as distinct from cardiac dropsy. Bright was a physician at Guy's Hospital.
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The management team was advised by Rachel Neems and Maxine Burton, of Leeds law firm Clarion, with Richard Bright and Mike Brown of Murray Harcourt, in Harrogate, providing financial advice for the transaction.
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As the reader will know, our knowledge of medical renal disease dates back to the seminal contributions of Dr Richard Bright and I thought those interested in history might enjoy a few brief remarks about someone who was truly not only a great physician but also, from all we can glean these many years later, a wonderful person.
A break by Richard Bright brought a second converted try for the Cornishmen.
Richard Bright, in 1836, commented on the characteristic pallor of patients with nephritis (Bright, 1836), and this symptom has become a hallmark of chronic renal failure.
Richard Bright, 32, of Hilton Road, Featherstone, near Can nock, admitted the charge and was sent to prison for four years.
Richard Bright, a 19th century English physician, described a symptom complex characterized by malignant essential hypertension (extremely high blood pressure) and irreversible renal failure.
Daniel Pethig, of Rhondda, won the under-18 boys singles championship and the doubles with Jordan Helyer, of Cardiff, beating Richard Bright (Cardiff) and Bleddyn Bird (Caerphilly) in the final.
With: Olympia Dukakis, Martin Donovan, Carmen Chaplin, Judy Kuhn, Alyssa Sutherland, Richard Bright, Avi Tairy, Noah Fleiss.
ACTOR Richard Bright, who played Al Pacino's bodyguard Al Neri in all three Godfather films, has died in a bus accident.