Doctors and medicine in early renaissance Florence


A paper by D. M. Krikler points out that when graphic techniques such as sphygmography were first introduced, they were not applied at once to cardiac irregularities. Of crucial importance was the invention ofa practical form ofelectrocardiogram. A major role was played by men at University College Hospital, e.g. Lewis, Cushny, and Starling. Arthur Hollman… (More)


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