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Norbert Ortner - bibliography

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Biography

Austrian internist, born August 10, 1865, Linz; died 1935.

Bibliography

  • Vorlesungen über spezielle Therapie innerer Krankheiten.
    Vienna and Leipzig, 1897; 6th edition, 1923, translated into English.
  • Die Influenza seit der letzten Epidemie.
    Deutsche Klinik, volume 2, Berlin and Vienna, 1902.
  • Die akuten Infektionskrankheiten im Greisenalter. In: Julius Schwalbe (1863-1930), Herausgeber: Lehrbuch der Greisenkrankheiten, Stuttgart, 1909.
  • Klinische Symptomatologie innerer Krankheiten.
    3 volumes, Berlin and Vienna, 1917. Volume 1, 3rd edition, 1926; volume 2, 2nd edition, 1926; 3rd volume, 2nd edition, 1927. Translated into English.
  • Differentialdiagnostik innerer Krankheiten. Berlin and Vienna, 1928.
  • Klinische Epikrisen. With Alfred Luger (1886-1938). Volume 1, Berlin, 1929.
  • Körperschmerzen und ihre Differentialdiagnostik. Berlin and Vienna, 1931.
  • Autobiography in: Louis Radcliffe Grote (1886-1960), Die Medizin der Gegenwart in Selbstdarstellungen. Volume 4, page 227, Leipzig, 1925.
  • Barry G. Firkin and Judith A. Whitworth:
    Dictionary of Medical Eponyms.
    The Parthenon Publishing Group. 1989. New edition in 2002.
  • Isidor Fischer (1869-1943), publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.

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