Osler's Sign

Osler's sign refers to one of the medical signs named in honor of the famous Professor William Osler, Professor of Medicine at McGill University and Johns Hopkins University.

  • Osler's sign (pseudohypertension)
  • Pretibial myxedema seen in Graves' disease is also known as Osler's sign.
  • The term "Osler's sign" can also refer to nodes associated with acute bacterial endocarditis. The term Osler's node is sometimes used in this context.

Other articles related to "osler":

The Osler Medical Service
... The Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins University, founded by William Osler, was a full-time, sleep-in residency system whereby staff physicians lived ...
The Principles And Practice Of Medicine
... and Students of Medicine is a medical textbook by Sir William Osler ... It was first published in 1892 while Osler was Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University ... It established Osler as the world's leading authority in the teaching of modern medicine ...
The Fixed Period - William Osler's "Fixed Period" Speech
... been appointed Professor of Medicine at Oxford, Canadian physician William Osler gave a farewell address on leaving Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ... His words were misconstrued, and Osler was quoted as having advocated euthanasia ("Osler recommends chloroform at sixty") ...

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