Medical Education



Some files have been scanned in and are large. Those greater than 1MB are indicated.


O. J. Muensterer, W. Berdon, I. C. McManus, A. Oestreich, R. S. Lachman, M. M. Cohen, and S. Done (2013) Ellis-van Creveld syndrome: its history. Pediatric Radiology 43 (8):1030-1036.


McManus, I.C. (2012) Obituary: Peter RichardsBritish Medical Journal, 344: 38. A longer version is available here.


McManus, I.C. & Snowman, J. (2010) A Left-Handed Compliment: A newly discovered, early nineteenth-century lithograph by John Lewis MarksLaterality, 15: 270-288


McManus, I. C. (2008). Charles Dickens: A neglected diagnosis. Dickens Quarterly, 25, 98-106.


McManus, I. C. (2007, March 2). A pioneering cutter with a conscience [Review of the book [Digging up the dead: uncovering the life and times of an extraordinary surgeon by Druin Burch]. Times Higher Education Supplement, pp. 22-23.

McManus, I. C. (2007, May 4). Disobedient Members [Review of the book Impotence: A cultural history by Angus McLaren]. Times Higher Education Supplement, p. 21.

McManus, I. C. (2007, September 21). Phlegm and nonsense [Review of the book Passions and tempers by Noga Arikha. Times Higher Education Supplement, pp. 22-23.

McManus, I. C. & Hartigan, A. (2007). Declining left-handedness in Victorian England seen in the films of Mitchell and Kenyon. Current Biology, 17, R793-R794.


McManus, I. C. (2006, April 14). 'Accidents' and wild boars in the woods [Review of the art exhibition Handel and the castrati]. Times Higher Education Supplement, p. 13.

McManus, I. C. (2006, July 14). Hippocratic oafs, curers of ill repute [Review of the books Bad medicine: doctors doing harm since Hippocrates by David Woottoon and How doctors think: clinical judgement and the practice of medicine by Kathryn Montgomery]. Times Higher Education Supplement, pp. 22-23.

McManus, I. C. (2006). The modern mythology of the left-handedness of Alexander the Great. Laterality, 11, 566-572.


McManus, I. C. (2005, January 29). Letter on Einstein's non-lefthandedness. Guardian, p. 23.

McManus, I. C. (2005). Sir James Paget's research on medical education. Lancet, 366, 506-513.

McManus, I. C. (2005). The wealth of distinguished doctors: Retrospective survey. British Medical Journal, 331, 1520-1523.


Berdon, W. E., McManus, I. C., & Afzelius, B. (2004). More on Kartagener's syndrome and the contributions of Afzelius and A.K. Siewert. Pediatric Radiology, 34, 585-586.

McManus, I. C. (2004). Eponymous but anonymous: Who was Dr Siewert? Lancet, 363, 662.

McManus, I. C. (2004). Right-left and the scrotum in Greek sculpture. Laterality, 9, 189-199.  

McManus, I. C. & Drury, H. (2004). The handedness of Leonardo da Vinci: a tale of the complexities of lateralisation. Brain and Cognition, 55, 262-268.


McManus, I. C. (2001). Charles Dickens: A neglected diagnosis? Lancet, 358, 2158-2161.

McManus, I. C. (2001). H C Bastian, Aldous Huxley, and Jonathan Osborne. Lancet, 357, 1210.

McManus, I. C. (2001). Nothing human is alien to me. Medical Education, 35, 1178-1179.


McManus, I. C. & Bryden, M. P. (1993). Handedness on Tristan da Cunha: The genetic consequences of social isolation. International Journal of Psychology, 28, 831-843.


Fleming, S. & McManus, I. C. (1978, July 26). The image on the cloth. World Medicine, pp. 58-60.

McManus, I. C. (1978). Materia non medica: The Plague at Prato. British Medical Journal, 2, 483.


McManus, I. C. (1977). Materia non Medica: Lawrence the Enigma. British Medical Journal, 2, 313.


McManus, I. C. (1976). Scrotal asymmetry in man and in ancient sculpture. Nature, 259, 426. [1.67 MB pdf]


McManus, I. C. (1975). Life expectation of Italian renaissance artists. Lancet, 305, 266-267.