Kenneth Alexander Buchanan

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 03 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4623
  1. Fiona Buchanan

The birth of Kenneth Alexander Buchanan (“Ken”) on 17 April 1926 was of immediate interest in the medical world—his parents lived in Dundee, but he was born in Edinburgh, where his mother Agnes had been in hospital for some months, having developed diabetes in her pregnancy. Details of his mother’s treatment and of the birth were written up in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology by the physician Charles …

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