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Medicine and Art

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 04 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:57
  1. Jeremy Hugh Baron, honorary professorial lecturer
  1. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York

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    Alan E H Emery, Marcia L H Emery

    Royal Society of Medicine Press in association with the Royal College of Physicians, £40, pp 112

    ISBN 1 85315 501 2

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    Alan Emery is a distinguished British neurologist and an amateur painter; his wife, Marcia, is a librarian and trained psychologist. This book reflects their shared love of art and history, and contains more than 50 colour illustrations of works that portray the changing role of medicine in society. Each illustration is accompanied, on the opposite page, by a short article giving a succinct summary both of the …

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