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Bernard Schlesinger - bibliography

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Biography

British paediatrician, 1896-1984. London.

Bibliography

  • The relationship of throat infection to acute rheumatism in childhood.
    Archives of Disease in Childhood, London, 1930, 5: 411-430.
    Schlesinger showed that haemolytic streoptococcal infection was a cause of acute rheumatism in children.

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