Wednesday 2 December 2015
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
2 CPD points
A novelist and a surgeon is an evening event and an intriguing delve into the history of the health of an 18th century novelist where Professor Louise Scheuer will talk about the correlation of skeletal and documentary evidence. She will relate the talk to Samuel Richardson, an English writer and printer in the 18th century.
Dr Ruth Richardson will tell the story of an extraordinary stroke of luck, by which she discovered Joseph Lister's first surgical operation - missed by his biographers - in which he saved two lives with one operation.
Aims and objectives
Introduction by the President
Dr David Siegler, President, History of Medicine Society, Royal Society of Medicine
The health of an 18th century novelist: A correlation of skeletal and documentary evidence
Professor Louise Scheuer, University of Dundee
Lister's first operation
Dr Ruth Richardson, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Life Writing Research, King's College London
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