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Qualities of a surgeon

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 12 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:87

In this Endpiece filler article by S N Anjum and colleagues (BMJ 2005;331:1176, 19 Nov) we should probably have used the Latin spelling for the name of the Roman medical writer Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c 25 bc to ad 50)—not Celsius (Anders Celsius, 1701-1744), who, as one respondent pointed out, “has got a lot to do with thermometers [rather than] qualities as a surgeon.”


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