Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: John Moore

  • Doctor Moore on 18th century medicine

    Einar Perman Stockholm, Sweden John Moore (1729-1802) was a Scottish physician, who traveled extensively in Europe and published several books about his travels.1,2 He was also an astute observer of people, customs, and places, and his opinions were often ahead of his time, particularly in matters of contemporary medicine and the medical profession. His book,…

  • Doctor Moore in Italy

    Einar Perman¬† Stockholm, Sweden   In a recent issue of Hektoen International, I wrote about Doctor John Moore’s travels in Europe.1 Moore, a practicing physician in Glasgow with a good reputation, was offered an opportunity to travel. Like other prominent noblemen of his day, the young Duke of Hamilton was to make the Grand Tour…