Hong Kong Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery

Volume 5 Number 1, April 2001

Great names in the history of Orthopaedics III - Percivall Pott

Department of Accident and Emergency, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong.

Caution and fear are different things; where any good can be done,
It ought to be attempted by every practicable and justifiable means;
But where no good is reasonably to be expected,
There is no warrant for doing anything.

Percivall Pott, Injuries of the Head, 1775
(Hong Kong j. orthop. surg. 2001;5(1):81-89)

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