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Biographical entry Bruck, Ludwig

Physician and Medical journalist


Ludwig Bruck was a medical practitioner and compiler of the first five editions of the Australasian Medical Directory and Handbook (1883-1900). He was also the author of numerous journal articles and publications including The List of Unregistered Practitioners which appeared as an appendix in the 1886 Directory, and the Guide to the Health Resorts in Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand (1888).

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Bruck, Ludwig, 'The mineral springs of Australia', The Australasian Medical Gazette, 10 (1891), 97-106. Details
  • Martyr, Philippa, 'When Doctors Fail: Ludwig Bruck's List of Unregistered Practitioners (1886)', Electronic Journal of Australian and New Zealand History, October 1997 (1997), Details


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