Medicine: Vacation Practices

Busmen are not the only ones who take busmen's holidays, according to Alsatian-born Author-Artist Tomi Ungerer. "Whatever your profession," he writes in Scope Weekly (a digest of medical news published for Upjohn Co.), "after some years of practice your mind is inevitably influenced. Soon every day's activities are considered from your own point of view, and even on holidays you can't stay away from routine obsessions. The meteorologist will keep searching the sky, and the geologist the earth. And it is the same for the physician." So Ungerer, who takes in vacation vistas with an artist's eye for perspective, drew some...

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