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Charity shop finds diary chronicling doctor's last days

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7565.412-a (Published 24 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:412
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    A lost diary documenting the last days of Scottish physician Sir James Young Simpson (1811-1870), who discovered the anaesthetic properties of chloroform, has been found in a secondhand bookshop run by …

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