Thursday, 6 May 2010

Body-Snatching

Burking and Body-Snatching: The Deadly Side of Medicine in Georgian London
* Recent article, "in the Guardian regarding Don Shelton's latest paper in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, where he posits that surgeons William Hunter and William Smellie had women at their full-term of pregnancy murdered or 'burked' to provide bodies to further their obstetric studies."

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