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These two recent publications from the Henry Schuman house comprise a valuable contribution to medical biography.
Most of us recall that the citrous cure for scurvy was long ago established in the Royal Navy, and that Englishmen ever since have been known as limeys. Some of us remember Lind's name in connection with this medical milestone. Few of us, however, fully appreciate his place in medical history. Captain Roddis' purpose is to remedy an important gap in medical biography, for he considers Lind's to be one of the greatest names in medicine and in the tale of human progress.
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James Lind: Founder of Nautical Medicine.Paracelsus: Magic into Science.. Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:484–485. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-2-484
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(2):484-485.
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