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Georg Grund - bibliography

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German physician, born June 6, 1878; Breslau; died March 21, 1944, Breslau.


  • Die Anamnese : Psychologie und Praxis der Krankenbefragung.
    Leipzig : J. A. Barth, 1932. VIII + 242 pages. Biographical:
  • Reichshandbuch der deutschen Gesellschaft : das Handbuch der Persönlichkeiten in Wort und Bild. Volume 1, Berlin 1930
  • Isidor Fischer (1869-1943), publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.

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