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LOWE, Peter

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A discourse on the whole art of chyrurgerie.

London: T. Purfoot, 1596.

The first systematic work on the whole subject of surgery written in England. Lowe was the founder of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. This was the first medical organization in Great Britain to include physicians and surgeons together. Lowe trained in Paris but settled in Glasgow after practicing on the Continent and in London.

Subjects: SURGERY: General