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Sir William Wilde: an enlightened editor


This paper examines Sir William Wilde’s peculiar genius as editor, his contribution to the Irish Journal of Medical Science in ensuring its endurance and making it a treasure-house of the history of medicine in Ireland.

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O’Doherty, M. Sir William Wilde: an enlightened editor. Ir J Med Sci 185, 297–299 (2016).

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  • Irish periodical medical literature
  • Dublin quarterly journal of medical science
  • William Wilde