Geo. Henry Evans, M.R.C.S., L.S.A., L.R.C.P.Ed

1898 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
University and soon afterwards became LeAturer in Surgery. He took great interest in the recent annual meeting of the British Medical Association in Montreal, aDd was one of the local members of the Arrangements Committee. He was also one of the Secretaries of the Section of Surgery, and those who were brought into contact with him during that meeting will agree with the estimate of his qualities formed by one of his co.secretaries, who writes to us that "He was 'clparheaded, conscientious,
more » ... conscientious, hardworking, and enthusiastic, with a thorough knowledge of his profession and a firm faith in the potentialities of modern surgerv." As a surgeon Dr. Kirkpatrick was careful, conscientious, and possessed excellent judgment. His record as an operator on the gastro-intestinal canal was especially good. He twice performed with success the operation for repair of the stomach after perforation by ulcer, and had had many successful -eases of resection of the bowel and gastro-enterostomy. He was one of the editors of the Montreal Medical Journal, and 'threw himself with characteristic energy and enthusiasm into that work. His death will be a serious loss to the surgical department of McGill University, for men so well equipped as teachers ,and so well qualified to command the respect and affection of students are rare.
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