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Knud Helge Faber - bibliography

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Biography

Danish internist, born August 29, 1862, Odense; died 1956, Copenhagen.

Bibliography

  • Tetanus som Infektionssygdom. Copenhagen, 1890.
  • Vejledning til klinisk Undersøgelse af Urinen. Copenhagen, 1902.
  • Beiträge zur Pathologie der Verdauungsorgane. Berlin, 1905.
  • Akute und chronische Gastritis.
    In Friedrich Kraus (1858-) and Theodor Brugsch (1878-1963), publishers: Spezielle Pathologie und Therapie innerer Krankheiten, volume 5, 1. Berlin and Vienna, 1921.
  • Nosography in Modern Internal Medicine.
    New York, 1923. 2nd edition, New York, P. B. Hoeber, 1930.
  • Die Krankheiten des Magens und Darms. Berlin, 1924.
  • Funktionelle Sygdomme i Fordøjelsesorganerne. Copenhagen, 1924.
  • Tuberkulosen i Danmark. Copenhagen, 1926.
  • Lectures on Internal Medicine. New York, 1927. With Theodor Brugsch, Faber was the publisher of the 19 volume handbook Spezielle Pathologie und Therapie innerer Krankheiten, Berlin and Vienna, 1919-1929; and Ergebnisse der gesamten Medizin, Berlin and Vienna, 1920. The 16 volume work Kliniske Undersøgelser fra Rigshospitalets Afdeling B appeared from 1907. With Karl Petren (1868-), Sweden, and Peter F. Holst (1861-), Norway, he published the 4 volume work Lærebog i intern medicin (Textbook of Internal Medicine). Biography in L. B. Grote: Die Medizin der Gegenwart in Selbstdarstellungen, volume 8, page 25. Leipzig, 1929.

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