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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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Beck Hansen rewrote the laws of pop music by tossing out the rulebook.
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SINCE his major-label debut with Mellow Gold in 1994, Beck Hansen has become the It Boy of contemporary music.