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Legends of Surgery

Legends of Surgery is a podcast that tells the stories of the people and events that make up the history of modern surgery, told in an informal, entertaining and educational manner.
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Now displaying: May, 2016
May 27, 2016

In this episode, we explore Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's inspiration for his legendary character, Sherlock Holmes, the famous Scottish surgeon Dr. Joseph Bell. We will learn about his life and character traits that were the foundation of that literary figure, as well as learn a little about Conan Doyle himself!

May 13, 2016

In honour of Nurse's Week, this episode covers the life of Florence Nightingale, with a particular focus on her impact on the British Army during the Crimean War. Come learn about the Lady with the Lamp!

May 6, 2016

In this episode, we explore the long history of the Caesarean section, find out why it really is not named after Julius Caesar, and meet some of the physicians who helped to perfect this common operation, including Dr. Hermann Pfannensteil, all in honour of Mother's Day!

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