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Getting in a Pickle

I have an uncle, a retired surgeon now in his nineties, of whom I am very fond. Whenever I visit him for a cup of tea and a chat, he presents me with an old medical textbook, usually one that he had acquired as a medical student in the 1940s. On my most recent visit he gave me a copy of Epidemiology in Country Practice by Dr William Pickles, published in 1939.

Dermatology in practice 2023; 29(1): 26–26
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