A Life Surveyed
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- Bayliss L. 1961. William Bayliss, 1860–1924: Life and scientific work. Persp Biol Med 4:460–447. I have been able to find only the vaguest descriptions of the efficacy of gum-saline on the batde field. It was presumably superseded by blood transfusion after the Great War.Google Scholar
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- Patterson Muriel. This letter (October 26, 1951) was written to Ralph Golp (the American physician who was planning a biography of Starling at the time). It is full of affectionate memories of her father “He and I did have many good times together. He took me to my first hearing of the Ring at Covent Garden, having subscribed to two gallery seats (the cheapest, with backless benches to sit on) for the whole cycle.” Colp dutifully returned the letter to Muriel, for it was among the family papers provided by Tom Patterson (Muriel’s son).Google Scholar
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