The Medical Age, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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George S. Davis, 1883 - Medicine
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Page 315 - By EDWARD ELLIS, MD, late Senior Physician to the Victoria Hospital for Sick Children.
Page 61 - He must remember that, while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future ; and that his thoughts are as children born to him, which he may not carelessly let die.
Page 155 - SURGERY (THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF). A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by Authors of various Nations.
Page 61 - He, like every other man, may properly consider himself as one of the myriad agencies through whom works the Unknown Cause ; and when the Unknown Cause produces in him a certain belief, he is thereby authorized to profess and act out that belief.
Page 231 - To set up anew the action of the poison, a certain period of incubation with the presence of alkaline moisture is required, which period is completed within one to three days ; a temperature favoring decomposition and moisture, or fluid of decided alkaline reaction hastening the process; the reverse retarding.
Page 186 - The membrane is so irritable, that light, dust, contradiction, an absurd remark, the sight of a dissenter, anything, sets me sneezing ; and if I begin sneezing at twelve, I don't leave off till two o'clock, and am heard distinctly in Taunton, when the wind sets that way, a distance of six miles.
Page 270 - DW The Physician Himself and What He Should Add to His Scientific Acquirements.
Page 234 - In the July number of the American Journal of the Medical Sciences Dr.
Page 281 - ... must take regular exercise, as much as you can bear without fatigue ; as little medicine as possible, of the simplest kind, and this only when absolutely necessary; and a moderate quantity of plain food, of the quality which you find by experience best to agree with you. No man, not even a physician, can prescribe diet for another :
Page 151 - ... are only to be cured by ministering to the mind diseased. A patient should never be afraid of thus making his physician his friend and adviser; he should always bear in mind that a medical man is under the strongest obligations of secrecy. Even the female sex should never allow feelings of shame or delicacy to prevent their disclosing the seat, symptoms and causes of complaints peculiar to them.

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