Johannes Otto Kehr

Johannes Otto (Hans) Kehr (1862 - 1916

Johannes Otto (Hans) Kehr (1862 – 1916) was a German surgeon.

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Biography

  • Born 27 April 1862 in Waltershausen, Thuringia, Germany
  • Died 20 May 1916

Medical Eponyms

Kehr sign


Key Medical Attributions


Major Publications


Controversies

  • Mostly recognised as Hans Kehr rather than Johannes Otto Kehr
  • Kehr sign may not have been described by Kehr

References


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Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and informatics. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | vocortex |

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