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Carl Friedrich Richard Förster - bibliography

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Biography

German ophthalmologist, born November 15, 1825, Lissa; died July 7, 1902, Breslau.

Bibliography

  • Ophtalmologische Beiträge. Berlin, 1862.
  • Beziehungen der Allgemein-Leiden und Organ-Erkrankungen zu Veränderungen und Erkrankungen des Sehorgans.
    In: Edwin Theodor Saemisch and Albrecht von Graefe: Handbuch der gesammten Augenheilkunde. Leipzig 1877, 7, Theil 5, pp. 59-234.
  • Künstliche Reifung des Cataracts.
    [Knapp’s] Archiv für Augenheilkunde, Wiesbaden, 1883.
  • Verbreitung der Cholera durch die Brunnen.
    [Zehender’s] Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde, Stuttgart, 1873.
  • Das Wasser als Träger des Choleragiftes.
    [Küchenmeister’s] Zeitschrift für Epidemiologie und öffentliche Gesundheitspflege, Darmstadt and Leipzig, 1874.
  • Einfluss der Concavgläser auf die Weiterentwicklung der Myopie.
    [Knapp’s] Archiv für Augenheilkunde, Wiesbaden, XIV.

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