Daily Archives: January 29, 2014

Thomas Maclagan ~ Medical Pioneer

Thomas Maclagan (1838–1903) was a doctor and pharmacologist from Scone. He was medical superintendent at Dundee Royal Infirmary from 1864 to 1866. During this time he had to cope with a major fever epidemic, leading him to pioneer the clinical use of thermometers. His most important work, however, was the […]