Random Thoughts on William Shakespeare and Medicine

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KV Sahasranam;
  • Publisher: Baby Memorial Hospital Ltd
  • Journal: BMH Medical Journal (issn: 2348-392X, eissn: 2348-392X)
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  • Subject: heart failure | management | R5-920 | Medicine (General)
    mesheuropmc: humanities

Medicine and literature have always been connected over the ages. William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is no exception. There are plenty of references to medicine and diseases in the works of Shakespeare. The knowledge which Shakespeare has of medical conditions is much more... View more
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