Florence Rena Sabin (1871 – 1953) was an American anatomist and medical researcher.
Rudolf Adriaan Mees (1873-1964) was a Dutch psychiatrist and physician. Described Mees lines in acute arsenic poisoning (1919)
Ernest Septimus Reynolds (1861 – 1926) was an English physician.
Charles John Aldrich (1861 – 1908) was an American neurologist.
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, Beekman-Downtown Hospital Director of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Columbus Hospital Died 1955 Medical Eponyms Key Medical […]
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.
Artists and anatomy through history. Was Leonardo Da Vinci the first Anatomist?
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.
I am a doctor who questions a lot of medical dogma. Perhaps my own, somewhat sad medical story at least in part explains this oppositional personality trait. Valendar F Turner FRACS FACEM In 1950, when I was five years old, I had a virulent dose of measles. I remember being very sick with blobs of […]
Walt Whitman’s poem sings the praises of life as a metaphor for the long and fascinating history of cardiopulmonary resuscitation…