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Benjamin Franklin Baer - bibliography

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Biography

American surgeon and obstetrician, born January 29, 1846, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; died September 11, 1920.

Bibliography

  • Isidor Fischer, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932. Page 57.
  • Ira M. Rutkow:
    Surgery – an Illustrated History. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 1993. Page 490.

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