Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: cerebral palsy

  • Dr. Désiré-Magloire Bourneville: a man ahead of his time

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Drawing of a children’s puzzle with different shaped pieces and holes. From Assistance, traitement et éducation des enfants idiots et dégénérés: rapport fait au Congrès National d’assistance publique (session de Lyon, juin 1894) by Bourneville (Paris: Aux bureaux du Progrès médical [etc.], 1895), p. 233. Francis A. Countway Library of…

  • Claudius: the Caesar never meant to be emperor

    Abigail Cline Appler Augusta, Georgia, United States   Detail from the painting A Roman Emperor 41AD by Lawrence Alma-Tadema [Public Domain], via Wikimedia Commons Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus (10 BCE- 54 AD) was Roman emperor from AD 41 to 54. During his reign, he completed the Roman conquest of Britain, expanded construction projects across…