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Viktor Kafka - bibliography

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Biography

Austrian neuropsychologist and bacteriologist, born October 12, 1881, Karlsbad [now Czhechia]; died May 5, 1955, Stockholm, Sweden.

Bibliography

  • Taschenbuch der praktischen Untersuchungsmethoden der Körperflüssigkeiten bei Nerven- und Geisteskranken.
    Berlin, 1917; 3rd edition, 1927.
  • Zentralnervensystem. Handbuch der biologischen Arbeitsmethoden, part 5, T. 5 B; Berlin and Vienna, 1923.
  • Serologie der Geisteskrankheiten.
    Handbuch der Geisteskrankheiten, volume 3, Berlin, 1928.
  • Theorie und Technik der der Liquoruntersuchung mit besonderen Berücksichtigung der Syphilis. Handbuch der Hautkrankheiten, volume 17, 1; Berlin, 1929.
  • Endolumbale Behandlung der Syphilis.
    Handbuch der Hautkrankheiten, volume 17, 1; Berlin, 1929.
  • Die Cerebrospinalflüssigket. Leipzig-Wien, Deuticke & Co, 1930.
  • Sexualpathologie für Mediziner, Juristen und Psychologen.
    Leipzig, Deuticke & Co, 1932.
  • Taschenbuch der praktischen Untersuchungsmethoden der Körperflüssigkeiten bei Nerven- und Geisteskranken. 5th edition, Karger, 1948.

  • R. A. Demme:
    [To Victor Kafka on his 70th birthday.]
    Der Nervenarzt, October 1951, 22 (10): 361.
With Carl Bruck (1879-1944), Erwin Jacobsthal (born 1879) and Johannes Karl Zeissler (1883-1965) he published Handbuch der Serodiagnose der Syphilis.

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