RUDOLF THIEL, 1894 1967

1968 British Journal of Ophthalmology  
Hine was a first-class operator and a shrewd and accurate diagnostician; as a teacher he was so lucid and interesting that he attracted a very large following from the post-graduates at the Royal Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital and the students at Charing Cross Hospital. His past pupils will perhaps remember him best sitting at his desk in out-patients with his finger on the notes at the relevant portions and an occasional questioning "Er?" as he read them through, and then after a careful
more » ... fter a careful examination of the case expounding it in the clearest language. His accurate and painstaking assessment of a case and his diagnostic skill made him much sought after as a second opinion, whether for private or hospital patients or at clinical meetings at the Royal Society of Medicine. By his patients he was much loved; they realized that besides the kindness and tact he showed towards them they were in the safest of hands. To his widow, son, and daughter his many friends extend their sincerest sympathy.
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