The Knife That Saves
Memoirs of a Lahey Clinic Surgeon

Herbert Dan Adams

xi+369pp., illus., ISBN 0-88135-072-9, $24.95

The Knife That Saves

A 1929 graduate of the Harvard Medical School and by 1932 Chief Surgical Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Herbert Dan Adams relates with colorful language and lively description the story of the Lahey Clinic as he saw and lived it from 1929, when he encountered Dr. Lahey, until 1969, when he retired as the Clinic’s third Director.

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