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BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 01 April 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:0204126a
  1. Ben Mills, senior house officer1
  1. 1Frimley Park Hospital

Ever since the clash of medicine and science, around the beginning of the last century, things have not been quite the same. How do I know? Because this excellent little book describes the far more exciting world of our medical ancestors, where protogastroenterologists were troubled by swallowed snakes and bellies full of frogs. Nascent orthopods argued over the exact …

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