Category Medical History
Rudolf Adriaan Mees (1873-1964) 340

Rudolf Adriaan Mees

Rudolf Adriaan Mees (1873-1964) was a Dutch psychiatrist and physician. Described Mees lines in acute arsenic poisoning (1919)

James V. Ricci

Biography Born 26 December 1891, Scapoli, Italy 1912 – AB, Brown University 1916 – MD, Harvard University Clinical Professor of Gynaecology and Obstetrics at New York Medical College Attending Gynaecologist at City Hospital, New York Consultant in Gynaecology and Obstetrics,…
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Peter Beighton

Biography Born June 28, 1934 in Bolton England 1957 – Graduated medicine St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, University of London; MB BS, MRCS, LRCP 1957-1960  Medical internships in London, UK 1960-1962  Captain in the R.A.M.C., Parachute Regiment, UK, United Nations,…
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Mees lines

Mees lines: white bands traversing the full width of the nail, running parallel to the lunula, with no palpable ridges. As the nail grows they bands move distally and finally disappear when trimmed. The finding was initially related to acute arsenic poisoning.
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The Blood And Guts Shift

24 hours in the Liverpool Royal Southern Hospital casualty department, blood and guts shift in 1975. Although the times, people and process have changed - some things stay the same.