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Sigvald Bernhard Refsum - bibliography

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Norwegian physician, born May 8, 1907, Gransherad, Telemark; died 1991.


  • Genetic aspects of neurology.
    In: Abraham Bert Baker (1908-1988), editor: Clinical Neurology. By 65 Authors. New York, A Hoeber-Harper Book, 1955,1962, 1971 and 1975.
  • Clinical examination of the nervous system. With Monrad-Krohn. 1964.
    This textbook was used world-wide and was translated into Spanish and Japanese.

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