W. D. TIGERTT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In the 1926 Classified and Annotated Bibliography of the Publications of Sir William Osler (1) Garrison, under the rubric of Osler's Principles and Practice of Medicine, made the following entry: "The clear, concise, attractive presentation and the many citations from history and the classics gave it an unique place among scientific books with an essentially literary flavor. A humorous 'examination paper' on the recondite literary allusions in Osler's Practice was published in St. Thomas' Hospital Gazette, Lond., 1902, xii, 59. . . ." In an earlier comment, in the same vein, Garrison (2) used the term "burlesque" to describe the
TIGERTT WD. Annotated Answers to the 1902 Examination on Osler's Principles and Practice of Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1973;79:460–472. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-3-460
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(3):460-472.
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