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May 23, 1925

Lord Lister.

JAMA. 1925;84(21):1593. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660470055036

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The fact that this volume is in its third edition testifies to its popularity. The present edition is marked by the addition of a chapter on the present methods of treating wounds surgically. The name of Lister is one of the greatest in medical science, and the Godlee biography is a worthy tribute to the position held by Lister. It lacks perhaps somewhat in the romance that is considered an essential part of modern biography, but it is a presentation of knowledge based on actual fact.

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