Sir William Osler was a man of not inconsiderable talent. A pathologist and clinician. A professor successively at McGill University, the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University and Oxford University. Historian and bibliographer of medicine. A naturalist, microscopist, proponent of…
Sir William Osler Australian connections and his Australian legacy is discussed in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Learning about the life of Sir William Osler (1849-1919) is perhaps the ultimate lesson in how to live life and practice medicine. Yet, he doesn’t go to war, he doesn’t fight or kill anyone, he doesn’t change the Fates of…
Sir William Osler teaches us to treat the patient, not the disease. Even if the patient is difficult.
The art of observation is central to the art of medicine, and William Osler was its greatest teacher. Here are some more lessons from the master.
William Osler teaches us that a sense of humor and fun helps doctors fight off stress, connect with others, and stops them from taking themselves too seriously.
The Master Word for success in medicine, according to William Osler, is Work. But in the Generation Y era of lifestyle above all else, isn't work a dirty word?
Osler node: Painful, red, raised lesions usually found on the palms and soles. Caused by immune complex deposition and the resulting inflammatory response.
What follows is the first report of penis captivus in the Philidelphia Medical News of December 13, 1884
We turn to Osler to find out why examinations are necessary stumbling blocks in the path of the true student of medicine.
Egerton Yorick Davis was a frequent author of letters to medical societies, although only rarely would his penmanship be published. He was a retired US Army surgeon from Quebec who drowned in the Lachine Rapids in 1884 - his body was never recovered.
Sir Sydney Smith had humble beginnings in a village at the heart of the Otago gold fields, near the southern tip of New Zealand. After a stint in the New Zealand Army during the First World War and a colourful career as a medical investigator in colonial Egypt, he went on to hold the Chair of Forensic Medicine in Edinburgh.