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Johann Ernst Wichmann - bibliography

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German physician, born May 10, 1740, Hanover; died June 12, 1802.


  • De insigni venenorum quorundam virtute medica imprimisque cantharidum ad morsum animalium rabidorum praestantia.
    Doctoral dissertation, Göttingen, 1762.
  • Ideen zur Diagnostik. 3 volumes. Hannover, im Verlage der Helwingschen Hofbuchhandlung 1794-1802; 1800-1821; Vienna, 1798.
  • Aetiologie der Krütze. Hannover, Gebrüder Helwing, 1786, 1791.
    Wichmann definetily established the parasitic aetiology of scabies.
  • De pollutione diurna, frequentiori sed rarius observata tabescentiae causa.
    Göttingen, 1782; German translation, Altenburg, 1791; French, Lyon, 1817.
  • Beytrag zur Kenntniss des Pemphigus. Erfurt, 1791.
  • Zimmermann’s Krankheitsgeschichte. Hannover, 1796. A collection of his smaller medical writings, collected and improved by himself, appeared in Hannover in 1799; Vienna, 1801.
  • Julius Pagel (1851-1912):
    Johann Ernst Wichmann. In: August Hirsch, publisher: Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker. Urban & Schwarzenberg. 2nd edition. Berlin, 1929. Pp. 923-924.

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