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Jens Einar Meulengracht

Born  1887
Died  1976

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Danish internist, born April 7, 1887, Copenhagen; died 1976. Some authors give his date of birth as February 17.

Biography of Jens Einar Meulengracht

Jens Einar Meulengracht attended the University of Copenhagen, graduating doctor of medicine in 1912. He was assistant at the pathological institute of the Bispebjerg Hospital under Ettermann and head physician at the university medical clinic under Knud Helge Faber (1862-1956), as well as in the medical department of the Bispebjerg Hospital under Victor Scheel (1869-1923). He was habilitated for internal medicine in 1918 and in 1824 became director of the medical department in the Bispebjerg Hospital. His work concerns internal medicine, particularly haematology and diseases of the liver.


  • Treatment og hematemesis and melaena with food.
    Acta medica Scandinavica. Supplementum, Stockholm, 1934, 59: 375-185.
    Meulengracht's diet.
  • Der chronische hereditäre hämolytische Ikterus. Leipzig, 1922.
  • Hämatologisk Teknik. With Hans Christian Joachim Gram (1853-1938).
    Copenhagen, 1922; 2nd edition, 1930.

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