Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Eric Baker-Bates

  • The approach to the patient

    Whilst the frontiers of medicine are always advancing the discipline of clinical methods remain unchanged in essentials. Our task as clinicians is to observe accurately and comprehensively, to reason soundly about observations made, to learn the principles and practice of medicine and to appreciate how these can be applied to clinical problems; to approach the…

  • Liverpool before the Beatles

    George Dunea Chicago, Illinois, United States   Liverpool Royal Infirmary In the winter of 1962-1963 I spent a few months working as locum registrar in several hospitals in Liverpool. It was a cosmopolitan city inhabited by people of many origins but predominantly by the descendants of those who had escaped the horrors of the Irish…