Medicine: Surgeon's Tale

For three years young Surgeon Harvey Graham, assistant editor of the British Medical Journal, grubbed in museums and medical libraries all over Britain. Fortnight ago he published the first popular "storybook of surgery,"* a book of more than 400 pages, crammed with forgotten incidents of scientific history from the neolithic age to 1938. It includes brief biographies which bring to life such geniuses as Galen, Hippocrates, Ambroise Pare, John Hunter, William Harvey, Joseph Lister. Bits from Dr. Graham's story:

> Rhazes, famed Arabian clinician of the 9th Century, used successful if violent psychology...

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