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Heretofore there has been no attempt to give a complete picture in the English language of the immortal French physician, Laënnec, and to few outside of the medical profession is his name known. The present volume is the result of an address given by Webb before the Denver Clinical and Pathological Society on February 9, 1926, in commemoration of the centenary of the death of Laënnec. Rewritten and elaborated for publication that address appears in the form of the present volume. In it Webb sketches in a thoroughly delightful manner the story of Laënnec's birth and family, his boyhood and
René Theophile Hyacinthe Laënnec. A Memoir.. Ann Intern Med. ;2:982–983. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-9-982_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(9):982-983.
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