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
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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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