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Canada has had several medical historians of note including J. J. Haegerty, H. S. Birkett, M. R. Charlton and Maude E. Abbott, and now comes Howell with this little volume in the Clio series. Starting with Jacques Cartier and his experience with scurvy which happened in 1535 the author comes down through the years at a rather startling pace and winds up about 1870, using short chapters either biographical or regional. It seems a pity that he did not add a few pages and bring it down to date, for a history of medicine in Canada without the name of
Medicine in Canada. Clio Medica Series.. Ann Intern Med. ;8:878. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-7-878_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1935;8(7):878.
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