Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Lasègue’s sign

  • On rival priority in publishing

    JMS PearceHull, England Rival claims for priority in describing diseases or related investigations are only too common. Such vexing disputes are neither recent nor confined to medicine and science. An early example of publication rivalry is in Vergil’s Proverbiorum Libellus (Venice, 1498), often known as the Adagia, the first collection of Latin proverbs, which preceded…