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Vesalius and Wrist Pain: Using Medical History to Solve Current Problems

Vesalius and Wrist Pain: Using Medical History to Solve Current Problems Online

What's even better than adding to current medical knowledge? Correcting current medical knowledge which is wrong but widely disseminated! In this talk, Dr. Nelson will discuss how he has successfully challenged conventional medical knowledge related to wrist anatomy. It is hoped that correcting these errors will enhance hand surgeons' ability to address wrist pain.

Speaker: David Lincoln Nelson, MD; Director, Bay Area Hand Surgery Society; formerly Head of Hand Surgery, UCSF

Brought to you by the Bay Area History of Medicine Society and UCSF Archives & Special Collections

Register in advance for this meeting: Zoom registration


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Archives Month (October 2020)
Join UCSF Archives & Special Collections in celebrating the value of historical records and the preservation of the past in the advancement of health worldwide. Keep tweeting us throughout the month @ucsf_archives with your comments and questions!

Archives Month events:

Wednesday, Oct 21 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event.
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