Education And Debate

For Debate: 250th anniversary of source document verification

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: (Published 28 September 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:798
  1. Denis Gibbs

    When the London Infirmary (later The London Hospital and now the Royal London Hospital) was founded in 1740, a physician, a surgeon, and an apothecary were appointed. Dr John Andree (1698-1785), MD Rheims, LRCP, of Huguenot descent, was the first and, for some years, the only physician on the staff. He developed a special interest in epilepsy and what were then considered to be related disorders; in 1746 his …

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