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Paul Wood: In Memoriam

George Dunea Chicago, Illinois, USA Paul Wood (1907–1962) Dr. Paul Wood, the greatest British cardiologist of his time, died in London on July 13, 1962—half a century ago.1 Born in 1907, he went to school in Australia, took his internship in New Zealand, and after a stint as cardiologist in London, served with distinction in […]

Auscultation

Daly Walker Boca Grande, Florida, United States Arterial Nests, 2009 (detail) Michelle Frick, New York Cast silicone, intravenous line, ceramic, 30 x 18” silkscreen lightbox, sound   In the hospital’s x-ray department, Dad and I entered a small room with a wall of lighted boxes. A man with dyed reddish hair sat, sipping at a […]