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Arch Ophthalmol. 2000 Nov;118(11):1567-73.

Sir Hans Sloane's contributions to ocular therapy, scientific journalism, and the creation of the British Museum.

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  • Division of Opthalmology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, USA. jamesravin@aol.com.

Abstract

Sir Hans Sloane, MD, (1660-1753) is best known today for his collections of books, manuscripts, and curiosities, which formed the nucleus of the British Museum at its creation the year he died. Sloane wrote about the eye from the level of knowledge of the most informed physicians of his day. He was a long-term editor of the first scientific journal published in English and was instrumental in establishing the type of scientific literature we depend on today. Arch Ophthalmol. 2000;118:1567-1573

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