HUMPHRY ROLLESTON, Bt., G.C.V.O., K.C.B.
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Perhaps the best way I can join in a tribute to Joseph Hersey Pratt—the clinical physician—is to offer a sketch of another clinical physician, at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, with some sidelights on contemporary medical London when I was a student there half a century ago. The names of great physicians have often been linked by their admirers with recently recognized forms of disease, and also with favourite prescriptions—the least of their achievements. Samuel Jones Gee is an example of this eponymous association. Fifty years ago what is now known as posterior basal meningitis or, as Still showed in 1898, chronic
ROLLESTON H. AN ARTICLE CONTRIBUTED TO AN ANNIVERSARY VOLUME IN HONOR OF DOCTOR JOSEPH HERSEY PRATT: SAMUEL JONES GEE AND HIS FRIENDS1. Ann Intern Med. 1937;11:387–399. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-2-387
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(2):387-399.
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