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Austrian paediatrician, born July 3, 1816, Potterstein, Bohemia; died January 28, 1888, Vienna.


  • Lehrbuch der Kinderheilkrankheiten. Vienna, 1856.
  • Kinder-Diätetik oder naturgemässe Pflege des Kindes in den ersten Lebensjahren, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der noch dabei herrschenden Irrtümer und Vorurteile.
    Vienna, 1857.

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