A cyclopedia of American medical biography: comprising the lives of eminent deceased physicians and surgeons from 1610 to 1910 (Google eBook)

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W.B. Saunders company, 1912 - Physicians
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Page 280 - Technology, entered the medical department of the University of New York, from which he received his degree with the class of 1882. He immediately took up the practice of his profession in Keene...
Page 375 - Introducing the bent handle of the spoon I saw everything, as no man had ever seen before. The fistula was as plain as the nose on a man's face.
Page 368 - Uterus, and a few plain general Directions in the Study and Practice of Midwifery. The Necessity and public Utility of such a Course in this growing Country, and the Method to be pursued therein, will be more particularly explained in an Introductory Lecture, to be delivered the 16th Instant, at six o'clock in the Evening, at the State House, by William Shippen...
Page 129 - After a most thorough and critical examination, he informed his patient, a woman of unusual courage and strength of mind, that the only chance for relief was the removal of the diseased mass. He explained to her, with great clearness and fidelity, the nature and hazard of the operation ; he told her that he had never performed it, but that he was ready if she were willing to undertake it, and to risk his reputation on the issue, adding that it was an experiment, but one well worthy of trial.
Page 16 - Even such a Shell the Universe itself Is to the ear of Faith ; and there are times, I doubt not, when to You it doth impart Authentic tidings of invisible things ; Of ebb and flow, and ever-during power; And central peace, subsisting at the heart Of endless agitation. Here you stand, Adore, and worship, when you know it not ; Pious beyond the intention of your thought ; Devout above the meaning of your will.
Page 21 - Medical Society of the State of New York at its annual meeting in...
Page 482 - shared the fate of most others on new discoveries. A few received it as a very important discovery, highly interesting to humanity; some doubted it; others observed that wise and prudent conduct which allows them to condemn or applaud, as the event might prove; while a greater number absolutely ridiculed it as one of those medical whims which arise to-day and to-morrow are no more.
Page 280 - He was soon appointed professor of chemistry in the New York Free Academy, now the College of the City of New York.
Page 134 - Medical Officers of the Army and Navy of the Confederate States...
Page 520 - Anatomy has been so much studied both by the ancients and moderns, and so many excellent works have been published on the subject, that any discovery, at this time of day, was scarcely to be expected. Yet it is supposed to be without doubt, that Wistar was the first who observed and described the posterior portion of the ethmoid bone in its most perfect state, viz. with the triangular bones attached to it. Of this he has given an accurate description in the volume of our Transactions now in the press....

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