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It seems fitting that Röntgen, who opened up a new field in medicine and science, should have a most excellent biographer to record the story of his achievement. Otto Glasser of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation has done a magnificent piece of work which may serve as a model for other future medical biographers. Röntgen, with his honorary degree of Doctor of Medicine of the University of Würzburg, takes his place with the medical men of super achievements.
The book first appeared in German in 1931, from the Springer Press, and now the English edition is most welcome. The book starts
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen and the Early History of the Roentgen-Rays.. Ann Intern Med. 1934;7:1460–1461. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-11-1460_2
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