Medical Heresies: Historically Considered. A Series of Critical Essays on the Origin and Evolution of Sectarian Medicine, Embracing a Special Sketch and Review of Homťopathy, Past and Present (Google eBook)

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P. Blakiston, 1880 - Homeopathy - 228 pages
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Page 228 - This series of American Health Primers is prepared to diffuse as widely and cheaply as possible, among all classes, a knowledge of the elementary facts of Preventive Medicine, and the bearings and applications of the latest and best researches in every branch of Medical and Hygienic Science.
Page 162 - Similia similibus curantur" to constitute the best general guide in the selection of remedies, and fully intending to carry out this principle to the best of our ability, this belief does not debar us from recognizing and making use of the results of any experience ; and we shall exercise and defend the inviolable right of every educated physician to make...
Page 228 - LONG LIFE SERIES " is to diffuse as wi.tely as possible, amongst all classes, a knowledge of the elementary parts of preventive medicine. The subjects selected are ff vital and practical importance in everyday life, and are treated in as popular a style as is consistent with their nature. Each volume, if the subject calls for it, is fully Illustrated, so that the text may be clearly and readily understood by anyone hitherto entirely ignorant of the structure and functions of the body, The Authors...
Page 130 - Hence, the totality of these symptoms, this outwardly reflected image of the inner nature of the disease, ie, of the suffering vital force, must be the chief or only means of the disease to make known the remedy necessary for its cure, the only means of determining the selection of the appropriate remedial agent.
Page 204 - It does relate to all human affections similar to those produced by drugs and other agencies, existing in organisms having the integrity of tissue and reactive power necessary to recovery, the efficient causes of the affections having ceased to operate.
Page 229 - The series of American Health Primers deserves hearty commendation. These handbooks of practical suggestion are prepared by men whose professional competence Is beyond question, and, for the most part, by those who have made the subject treated the specific study of their lives.
Page 194 - drunk' with mysticism, calling for the exclusive use of infinitesimal doses. The latter I...
Page 232 - OUTLINES OF THE VETERINARY ART; OR, A TREATISE ON THE ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND DISEASES OF THE HORSE, NEAT CATTLE, AND SHEEP. Seventh Edition. By Charles Steel, MRCVSL With Plates. 8vo.
Page 171 - That at a regular meeting of the society, held April 1, 1879, the following resolution was unanimously adopted : " Upon application by any Professor in a Medical College, or any other public advocate of the High Potencies, the Academy will prepare and furnish the 3Oth Hahnemannian Dilution of any remedy in common use, for the purpose, and in accordance with the terms, heretofore published in the pamphlet entitled ' A Test of the Thirtieth Dilution.
Page 130 - The only really salutary treatment is that of the homoeopathic method, according to which the totality of symptoms of a natural disease is combated by a medicine in commensurate dose, capable of creating in the healthy body, symptoms most similar to those of the natural disease.

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