John Hunter (Surgeon)

John Hunter (Surgeon)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Hunter FRS (13 February 1728 - 16 October 1793) was a Scottish surgeon regarded as one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He was an early advocate of careful observation and scientific method in medicine. The Hunterian Society of London was named in his honour. Hunter was born at Long Calderwood, now part of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, Scotland the youngest of ten children. Three of these children had died of illness before John Hunter was born. One of these three had been named John Hunter also. An elder brother was William Hunter, the anatomist. As a youth, John showed little talent, and helped his brother-in-law as a cabinet-maker.show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136721414
  • 9786136721415