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Historical perspective: William Adams, the forward bending test, and the spine of Gideon Algernon Mantell.

Abstract:
William Adams described the Forward Bending Test for scoliosis in 1865. His understanding of the nature of the rotational element of scoliosis was given by a postmortem he performed on an eminent surgeon and geologist, Gideon Mantell. The clinical history of Dr. Mantell is well documented.
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Spine
Volume:
29
Issue:
17
Pages:
1953-1955
Publication date:
2004-09-01
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EISSN:
1528-1159
ISSN:
0362-2436
Source identifiers:
107654
Language:
English
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pubs:107654
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uuid:cdc99ca0-ca0f-4520-b955-1154e9c00898
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pubs:107654
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2013-12-13

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