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August Gottlieb Richter - bibliography

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Biography

German surgeon, born April 13, 1742, Zoerbig, Sachsen; died July 23, 1812, Göttingen.

Bibliography

  • Diss. de intumescente at calloso pyloro cum triplici hydrope. 1764.
  • Progr. de variis cataractam extrahendi methpdis. 1766.
  • Observationum chirurgicarum.
    Fasc. I – III. Göttingen, 1770, 1776, 1780.
  • Chirurgische Bibliothek.
    15 volumes. Göttingen und Gotha, 1771-1797.
    The first German surgical report journal.
  • Abhandlung von der Ausziehung des grauen Staares.
    Göttingen, 1773.
  • Abhandlung von den Brüchen. 2 volumes, 1778, 1779.
    2nd edition, 1785.
    Volume 1: Von den Brücken überhaupt. Göttingen.
    Bey Johann Christian Dieterich, 1778.

  • Anfangsgründe der Wundarzneikunst. 7 volumes, 1782-1804. Medicinische und chirurgische Bemerkungen, vorzüglich im akad. Hospital gesammelt.
    Volume I, II, 1793, 1813. English translation, Edinburgh, 1794.
  • Specielle Therapie.
    9 volumes and supplement volumes, Berlin, 1813-1836.
    Published posthumously by his son, Georg August Richter (1778-1832).
  • Klaus von Haefen:
    August Gottlieb Richter, der Begründer der deutschen Chirurgie. Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1937, 84: 1006-1007.
  • M. Vogel, S. Motsch (Göttingen):
    Der Stand der Augenheilkunde unter August Gottlieb Richter in Göttingen.
    In: Vom Augendienst zur modernen Ophthalmologie, Hrsg. M. Tost, Halle, 1994.
  • Jonathan Hutchinson:
    A German surgeon of the last century.
    Archives of Surgery, London, 1891-1892; 3: 1-17.

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