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Johann Baptist Chiari - bibliography

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Austrian obstetrician and gynaecologist, born June 15, 1817, Salzburg; died December 11, 1854.


  • Klinik der Geburtshilfe und Gynäkologie.
    With Carl Ritter von Fernwald Braun (1822-1891) and Joseph Späth (1823-1896). Erlangen, Enke, 1855. 738 pages.
    This was the first textbook ever to present the theories of Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis (1818-1865) on handwashing as a means of preventing the spread of puerperal fever.
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