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Robert (Robin) Sanno Fåhræus - bibliography

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Swedish pathologist and haematologist, born October 15, 1888, Stockholm; died September 18, 1968, Uppsala.


  • Läkekonstens historia - En översikt. 3 volumes, Stockholm 1944-1950.
  • Historia de la medicina. Gustavo Gili, Barcelona, 1956. 724 pages.
  • Die Grundlagen der neueren Humoralpathologie. Die frühe Geschichte der Mikrozirkulation.
    Virchows Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medizin, 1960, 333: 176-189.
  • Rudolf Virchow. Opuscula medica, Stockholm, 1963, 8: 229-239.
  • Bengt Ludvig Bergenheim (1898–) & R. S. Fahraeus:
    Über spontane Hämolysinbildung im Blut, unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Physiologie der Milz.
    Zeitschrift für die Gesamte Experimentelle Medizin, Berlin, 1936, 97: 555-587.
    Lysolechtin found in normal blood.
  • Nils Brage Nordlander:
    Nils Fåhraeus: mannen med ett öga för det vackra och det ovanliga. Medicinhistorisk paus.
    In: Läkartidningen, July 11, 2002, 99 (28-29): 3046-3047.

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