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December 28, 1940

Behind the Surgeon's Mask

JAMA. 1940;115(26):2307. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810520069041

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Here is another collection of interesting anecdotes from the practice of medicine by a British writer who has exceptional qualities in the field of letters. He has, moreover, an excellent sense of the dramatic and is able to make fascinating the incidents which many another physician might pass as commonplace. Both doctors and layman will find this book interesting. Moreover, it has none of the aspects of horror or tribulation which make many such works forbidden for the invalid.

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