Hamilton Bailey: A Surgeon's LifeBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7204.265 (Published 24 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:265
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- Alex Paton, retired consultant physician
Greenwich Medical Media, £29.95, pp 157
ISBN 1 84110 024 2
Thirty eight years after his death, the name of Hamilton Bailey is well known to doctors throughout the world. His reputation rests on three of the most popular and influential textbooks ever written, all of which are still in print: Demonstrations of Physical Signs in Clinical Surgery (1927), Emergency Surgery (1930-1), and A Short Practice …
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