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Jens Einar Meulengracht - bibliography

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Danish internist, born April 7, 1887, Copenhagen; died 1976. Some authors give his date of birth as February 17.


  • Treatment og hematemesis and melaena with food.
    Acta medica Scandinavica. Supplementum, Stockholm, 1934, 59: 375-185.
    Meulengracht's diet.
  • Der chronische hereditäre hämolytische Ikterus. Leipzig, 1922.
  • Hämatologisk Teknik. With Hans Christian Joachim Gram (1853-1938).
    Copenhagen, 1922; 2nd edition, 1930.

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