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Johannes Friedrich August von Esmarch - bibliography

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Biography

German surgeon, born January 9, 1823, Tönning, Schleswig-Holstein; died February 23, 1908, Kiel.

Bibliography

  • Über Resectionen nach Schusswunden. Kiel, 1851.
  • Beiträge zur praktischen Chirurgie. Kiel, 1859-1860.
  • Die Anwendung der Kälte in der Chirurgie.
  • Über chronische gelenkentzündungen. 1867.
  • Verbandplatz und Feldlazarett. 1868.
  • Über den Kampf der Humanität gegen die Schrecken des Krieges. 1869.
  • Der erste Verband auf dem Schlachtfelde. 1870.
    Esmarch introduced the first-aid bandage for the battlefield.
  • Über Vorbereitung von Reservelazarethen. 1870.
  • Über Gelenkneurosen. 1872.
  • Die Krankheiten des Mastdarmes und des Afters. 1873.
  • Über künstliche Blutleere bei Operationen. 1873.
    Volkmann’s Sammlung klinischer Vorträge, Leipzig, 1873, 58,
  • Die erste Hilfe bei Verletzungen. 1875.
  • Die antiseptische Wundbehandlung in der Kriegschirurgie.
  • Aphorismen über Krebs.
  • Handbuch der kriegschirurgischen Technik.
    2 volumes. Hannover 1872. 5th edition, 1901.
    This book was written for a prize offered by the empress Augusta, on the occasion of the Vienna Exhibition of 1877, for the best handbook for the battlefield of surgical appliances and operations. It is illustrated by admirable diagrams, showing the different methods of bandaging and dressing, as well as the surgical operations as they occur on the battlefield.
  • Die erste Hilfe bei plötzlichen Unglücksfällen. Ein Leitfaden für Samariter-Schulen in fünf Vorträgen.
    Leipzig, 1882. 8 + 81 pages. Translated into a couple of dozen foreign languages.
    This book is the substance of a course of lectures delivered by him in 1881 to a Samaritan School, the first of the kind in Germany, founded by Esmarch in 1881, in imitation of the St Johns Ambulance classes which had been organized in England in 1878.
  • Elephantiasis. With Keulenkampff. 1885.
  • Samariterbriefe. 1886.

  • Chirurgische Technik. Ergänzungsband zu: Handbuch der kriegschirurgischen Technik enthaltend die übrigen Operationen. With Ludwig Theodor Ernst Kowalzig (born 1863).
    Leipzig : Verlag von Lipsius & Tischer, 1892. 866 pages.
    English translation by Professor Ludwig Heinrich Grau and Willam N. Sullivan, edited by Nicholas Senn (1844-1908):
    Surgical technic : a text-book on operative surgery, with fourteen hundred and ninety-seven illustrations and fifteen colored plates.
    New York : The Macmillan Co., 1901.

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