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We all know that Sir William Osler was great in many ways—as a clinician, as a teacher, as a writer, as a personality. He might well be called the Hippocrates of the twentieth century, but he never published a collection of his own aphorisms. It has been left to the son of his late amanuensis, Robert Bean, to accomplish this worth while task. The apothegms in this pocket-sized volume were largely collected by Robert Bean on ward rounds with Osler between 1903 and 1905, and were committed to his notebook there and then—in obedience to one of Osler's own precepts,
Sir William Osler: Aphorisms from His Bedside Teachings and Writings.. Ann Intern Med. ;33:1326–1327. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-5-1326
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(5):1326-1327.
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