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Robert Franz Landolt - bibliography

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Swiss paediatrician, born December 14, 1913, Zürich; died October 20, 2008.


  • Der Verlauf der Akkomodationskurve des Nerven bei Verwendung linear ansteigender Reizströme. Zürich, 1941.
    (Offprint from Pflügers Archiv für die gesamte Physiologie des Menschen und der Tiere, 1941, 245: 89-111) [Medical thesis Zurich, with curriculum vitae] Biographical
  • Who¹s who in medicine.
    Edition Austria ­ Germany ­ Switzerland. 3rd edition, Ottobrunn, 1976: 199.
  • Zum Jubiläum : 50 Jahre Rätisches Kantons- und Regionalspital Chur : 1941 bis 1991.
    Chur : Rätisches Kantons- und Regionalspital, 1991: 8, 23.

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