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Reflections

Vol. 17 No. 1 (2019)

Pioneers in Anesthesia: The Bourne Generation

DOI
https://doi.org/10.26443/mjm.v17i1.137
Submitted
May 2, 2019
Published
2019-07-06

Abstract

A reflection and essay on the life and achievements of Dr. Wesley Bourne. As an early pioneer in the history of Canadian anesthesiology, Dr. Bourne would pave the path for an entire generation of anesthesiologists to come.

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