Shell shock, Gordon Holmes and the Great War

MacLeod, A. D.
February 2004
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p86
Academic Journal
journal article
The article profiles Gordon Holmes, an athletic choleric Irishman who was appointed as consultant neurologist of the British Army in France. After the end of the war Holmes became the leading British neurologist and has been a master in clinical neurological examination. In the battlefield, Holmes created several works that represents his greatest achievements with cerebral cortex, as well as his medical role during the war.


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