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Alfred Kast - bibliography

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German physician, born July 25, 1856, Illenau near Achern, Baden; died January 7, 1903, Nizza.


  • Ueber Stoffwechselstörungen nach länger dauernder Chloroformnarkose.
    Written with B. Mester. Zeitschrift für klinische Medicin, Berlin, 1891, 18: 469-479.
  • Pathologisch-anatomische Tafeln nach frischen Präparaten.
    With Theodor Rumpel.
    Wandsbek-Hamburg, 1892-1897; translated into English.
  • Ueber die Wirkung des Acetphenetidins.
    Written with Oscar Heinrich Daniel Hinsberg (1857-1939).
    Centralblatt für die medicinischen Wissenschaften, Berlin, 1887, 25: 145-148.
    Introduction of phenacetine.
  • Sulfonal, ein neues Schlafmittel.
    Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1888, 25: 309-314. Introduction of sulphonal, previously discoveed by Eugen Baumann.We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad Reichenhall, Germany, for information submitted.

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