author={John S. Tomkinson},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  • J. Tomkinson
  • Published 1 October 1958
  • Medicine
  • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
IT is always a pleasure to receive this report for review and like its predecessors it amply repays a careful study. The report comprises an introductory account of the year’s work by the Master, followed by departmental reports, statistical analyses of the extern and intern maternity services and then summaries of the tables, recommended by the Standard Reports Committee of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists each headed by an explanatory discourse. From these reports and… 
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Personal and Historical Perspectives
Frederick Akbar Mahomed was an Englishman of mixed Indian and Irish descent who made substantial contributions to the study of high blood pressure in a short professional life from 1872 to 1884, and initiated the Collective Investigation Record for the British Medical Association.
Premature Thoughts on Writing Disorders
It is argued that this phenomenon in the history of aphasia is best captured by the concept of prematurity in scientific discovery proposed by Stent (1972, 2003).
An opportunity for reflection.
  • R. Baker
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Healthcare quarterly
  • 2014
The publication of the results of the Canadian Adverse Events Study, which identified an adverse events rate of 7.5% among all adult acute care hospital admissions in Canada, with over one-third estimated to be potentially preventable.
Measurement of quality and safety in healthcare: the past decade and the next.
  • G. Teare
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Healthcare quarterly
  • 2014
This article reflects on several Canadian initiatives that have been typical and draws on the experience of health systems that have used measurement to great effect to suggest how investments in healthcare quality and safety measurement should be focused in the future.
Listerism, its decline and its persistence: the introduction of aseptic surgical techniques in three British teaching hospitals, 1890-99.
Le developpement de techniques antiseptiques permettent au XIX e siecle, l'evolution des pratiques chirurgicales dans les hopitaux, en se preservant de l'infection et detruisant les microbes
A Fatal Case of Infectious Mononucleosis with Extensive Zonal Necrosis of the Liver
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The merest Logomachy: The 1868 Norwich discussion of aphasia by Hughlings Jackson and Broca.
  • M. Lorch
  • History
    Brain : a journal of neurology
  • 2008
This article reconsiders the events that took place at the 1868 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Norwich, identified as a turning point in favour of Broca's position on the cerebral localization of language.