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war establishment

The level of equipment and manning laid down for a military unit in wartime.

Archibald Leman Cochrane

Archibald Leman Cochrane  

(1908-1988) He was born in Galashiels, Scotland and obtained his medical degree in 1938. During World War II he worked as a medical officer and became a prisoner of war in 1941. In 1948 he joined the ...
Sir Wilfred Fish

Sir Wilfred Fish  

(1894–1974) Fish qualified in dentistry at the University of Manchester in 1914 and after the First World War joined the staff of the Royal Dental Hospital, London, where he was awarded a DSc for his ...
Cochrane, Archibald Leman

Cochrane, Archibald Leman (1909-1988)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Dentistry

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
195 words

...Cochrane is best known for his enthusiastic advocacy of randomized controlled trials and the importance of these in determining effective health care interventions. His ideas eventually led to the development of the Cochrane Library database of systematic reviews, the establishment of the first UK Cochrane Centre in Oxford in 1992 and the founding of the international Cochrane Collaboration in 1993...

Fish, Sir Wilfred

Fish, Sir Wilfred (1894–1974)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Dentistry

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
237 words

...Sir Wilfred ( 1894–1974 ) Fish qualified in dentistry at the University of Manchester in 1914 and after the First World War joined the staff of the Royal Dental Hospital, London, where he was awarded a DSc for his research into the anatomical, physiological, and pathological factors that determine oral function and disorders. This led to the establishment of a periodontal clinic at the Royal Dental Hospital and the inauguration of the British Society of Periodontology, of which Fish was the first president. He later became president of the Odontological...

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