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George Blumer - bibliography

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Biography

American physician, born March 16, 1872, Darlington, England; died May 6, 1962, Balboa Island, California.

Bibliography

  • William Sydney Thayer (1864-1932) and George Albert Blumer:
    Ulcerative endocarditis due to the gonorrheal septicemia.
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin, baltimore, 1896, 7: 57-63.
    Thayer and Blumer found the gonococcus in cases of gonorrhoeal endocarditis.
  • M. L. Corman:
    Classic articles in colonic and rectal surgery. George Blumer, M.D.: The rectal shelf.
    Diseases of Colon and Rectum, september 1980, 23 (6): 445-448. Biographical information:
  • Who's Who in America. Chicago, etc. 1908-1909.
  • L. H. Nathan, in Connecticut Medicine, New Haven, 1962, 26: 442-444.

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