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Edward William Alton Ochsner - bibliography

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Biography

American surgeon, born May 4, 1896, Kimball, South Dakota; died September 6, 1981, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Bibliography

  • John Wilds and Ira Harkey:
    Alton Ochsner: Surgeon of the South. Louisiana State University Press, 1990.

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