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Ian R D Proctor

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3343 (Published 20 July 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3343
  1. Stuart Yuill Proctor,
  2. Martyn C D Proctor

In his final year as a medical student, Ian R D Proctor volunteered to go to Belsen to care for the surviving prisoners. After a month, the death rate halved from 1200 to 600 with better food, pain relief, and symptom control. In 1947 Ian married a Barts …

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