C. S. BUTLER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Gabriel LeClerc in the year 1692 wrote a compend entitled "La Chirurgie Complete" which, according to Garrison went through eighteen editions. The fourth edition was translated into English in 1707, and we will quote part of the title-page of this because of its pleasing quaintness of diction: "The Compleat Surgeon: or the Whole Art of Surgery explain'd in a most familiar method. Containing an exact account of its principles and several parts, viz. Of the bones, muscles, tumours, ulcers, and wounds, simple and complicated, or those by gun-shot; As also of Venereal Diseases, the Scurvy, Fractures, Luxations, and all sorts
BUTLER CS. Hero Worship and the Propagation of Fallacies: (Lessons from the Lives of Jean Astruc and John Hunter)12. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1033–1038. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-8-1033
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