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J R Soc Med. 2006 February; 99(2): 55.
PMCID: PMC1360487

Semmelweis and his thesis

Was the pedestal off which Irvine Loudon (December 2005 JRSM1) so neatly knocked poor Semmelweis really reserved for the most famous name in the history of obstetrics? Does not Caesar still stand, passive and immovable, on that one?


1. Loudon Irvine. Semmelweis and his thesis. J R Soc Med 2005;98: 555. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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