The Healers: A History of Medicine in Scotland

  title={The Healers: A History of Medicine in Scotland},
  author={David Hamilton},
It is no accident that the doctor on board the pioneering missions of Star Trek was known as Scotty! Scotland has had a distinguished reputation for the quality of its doctors and nurses since earliest times. During the eighteenth century the first broadly-based education for physicians and surgeons was established in Scotland, and throughout the growth of the British Empire, Scottish doctors came to dominate medical practice and teaching, not only in Britain and the Colonies, but in much of… Expand
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