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In memoriam: Herbert Benzer

Walter R Hasibeder1 and Norbert J Mutz2*

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1 Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Palliative Care Medicine, Hospital of the Barmherzigen Schwestern, Schlossberg 1, 4910 Ried im Innkreis, Austria

2 Department of General and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

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Critical Care 2011, 15:165  doi:10.1186/cc10238

Published: 13 June 2011

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One of the most celebrated public figures in anesthesiology and critical care medicine in Austria, Herbert Benzer (Figure 1), died on the 1st of May 2011. We, his former students, are left with great sadness.