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Transactions of the Annual Meeting of the American Laryngological Association (Volume 7) (Paperback) Loot Price: R384 Discovery Miles 3 840
Transactions of the Annual Meeting of the American Laryngological Association (Volume 7) (Paperback): American Laryngological...
Transactions of the Annual Meeting of the American Laryngological Association (Volume 7) (Paperback): American Laryngological...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886. Excerpt: ... OBITUARY NOTICES. LOUIS ELSBERG, M. D. The death of Dr. Elsberg, which occurred at his home, in New York city, on Thursday, February 19, 1885, is a marked event in the history of laryngology in this country, and of even greater significance as coming so quickly after that of his distinguished fellow-laborers, von Bruns, Krishaber, Mandl, and Thomas. To Dr. Elsberg more than to any other New York physician it was given to see tbe rise, the advancement, and, finally, the complete success of the special department of research in which he labored, himself meanwhile keeping well abreast of the current of fresh discovery and practical improvement by which so many of his predecessors and contemporaries have, one after another, been overborne, and so many of the old scientific landmarks carried away. Dr. Elsberg was born at Iserlohn, Westphalen, forty-eight years ago, and came to America with his parents when he was thirteen years old. The family settled in Philadelphia, where they started a small shop, and the boy became a pupil in a public school. Afterward he went to the High School, from which he graduated, with the valedictory honor, in 1852. A position was obtained for him in an academical institution in Winchester, Va., where he remained two years, after which he returned to Philadelphia, and, entering the Jefferson Medical College, took his medical degree in 1857. Immediately after graduating he came to New York, and for six mouths was resident physician at Mt. Sinai Hospital. He then went abroad for a year. He returned in 1859, and at once began the active practice of medicine in this city, but shortly turned his attention exclusively to laryngology. In this he soon met with signal success, both as a practitioner and as a well-grounded authority in the l...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: American Laryngological Association
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-69185-0
Barcode: 9781235691850
Categories: Promotions
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LSN: 1-235-69185-3

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