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A Surgeon Looks at Medical Education

Nature volume 154, pages 652653 (25 November 1944) | Download Citation



THE author of this book is an ophthalmic surgeon. His original purpose, he states, "was to describe and suggest the reform of certain anomalies that exist in present-day educational and surgical practice". As he proceeded in this enterprise, he encountered other lions in the way, in pursuit of which he has wandered down side-paths far removed from the beaten track. These digressions, in spite of a fluent style and much erudition, make the book difficult reading and involve much repetition.

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