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The source material used by Dr. Hochberg to produce this fascinating account of Thoracic Medicine (as well as Surgery) before the 20th century has been collected and studied by him during some 20 years. It covers much more than the surgical side of the story. There are many interesting bypaths: Hutchinson's studies of the vital capacity; Roentgen's tribulations with credit for priority for his discovery; Lister's trouble with Sir James Simpson; a too short piece about J. B. Murphy, and many others. The parts are skillfully interwoven, and the result is a fascinating account of a large segment of medical
Thoracic Surgery before the 20th Century.. Ann Intern Med. 1960;53:857. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-4-857_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(4):857.
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