The training of the surgeon: Dr. Halsted's greatest legacy

Kerr, Brian; O'Leary, J. Patrick; Kerr, B; O'Leary, J P
November 1999
American Surgeon;Nov1999, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p1101
Academic Journal
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Pays tribute to Doctor William S. Halsted, a surgeon in the United States who died on September 7, 1922. Achievements of Halsted; Contribution to medical history; Training of surgeons.


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