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Emil G., U.S. surgeon, 1866-1932. See: Beck method.


Claude S., U.S. surgeon, 1894-1971. See: Beck triad.

Beck, Cheryl Tatano

a nursing theorist whose Postpartum Depression Theory asserts that postpartum depression results from a combination of physiological, psychological, and environmental stressors and that symptoms are varied and likely to be multiple.

Beck’s method

An obsolete term for treating tuberculosis of bone by curettage and packing the cavity with Beck’s paste.


(Beck), E.V.V., Russian physician.
Kashin-Bek disease - see under Kashin
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Actually, alt-rock sensation Beck Hansen is not only a successful musician but an accomplished visual artist who apparently takes after his grandfather, Al Hansen.
No doubt, and with the Beck Hansen family heritage, little Cosimo is more likely than most kids to become a musician.
Raised in the Echo Park district of Los Angeles, Beck Hansen started playing guitar as a teen, inspired by folkies like Woody Guthrie and Fred McDowell.
Beck Hansen steals from all kinds of sources - his beats are hip-hop, his slide guitars come from the country-blues men Lightnin' Hopkins and Mississippi John Hurt, and his lazy delivery is pure Bob Dylan.