Johann Friedrich Hermann Albers

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Johann Friedrich Hermann Albers (born November 14, 1805 in Dorsten ; † May 11, 1867 in Bonn ) was a German physician and pathologist.

Johann Friedrich Hermann Albers studied in Bonn from 1823, worked as an assistant doctor in the Nasses medical clinic from 1827, completed his habilitation as a lecturer in 1829 and became a professor in 1831, when he read about pathology, drug theory, pathological anatomy and propaedeutic clinics.

Introduced very early to the field of psychiatry, he was united with Nasse, also practically active in the field and founded his own sanatorium for the mentally and nervously ill in Bonn. In 1856 he became director of the pharmacological cabinet of the University of Bonn. In the same year he was also elected a member of the Leopoldina Scholars' Academy .

Albers published a considerable number of writings, especially in the field of pathology, mental medicine and pathological anatomy, and provided an atlas of pathological anatomy (Bonn 1832-62, 287 tables with text).

Works (selection)

  • The pathology and therapy of diseases of the larynx ; a monograph, Leipzig, Cnobloch, 1829
  • The intestinal ulcers , Leipzig, Cnobloch, 1831
  • Semiotics textbook for lectures , Leipzig, 1834
  • Observations in the field of pathology. 3 Theile , Bonn, 1836-1840
  • Knowledge of the diseases of the chest organs from physical signs, or, auscultation, percussion and spirometry , Bonn: With Adolph Marcus, 1850
  • The spermatorrhoea according to its physical conditions, its anatomical basis and the healing process in it in nervous, mental and mental diseases , Bonn, Henry, 1862


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