British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Volume 21

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Page 147 - And God said, Behold I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed ; to you it shall be for meat.
Page 506 - That in a lesser, but still not a small proportion, the disease is cured by nature in spite of them ; in other words, their interference opposing, instead of assisting the cure.
Page 259 - And such, in truth do we believe to be, literally, the condition of physic at this moment. Things have arrived at such a pitch, that they cannot be worse. They must mend or end.
Page 197 - Now, each of these pores being the aperture of a little tube of about a quarter of an inch long, it follows, that in a square inch of skin on the palm of the hand there exists a length of tube equal to 882 inches, or 73i feet.
Page 345 - Majesty, it shall be lawful for One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, or...
Page 224 - Hahnemann was undoubtedly a man of genius and a scholar ; a man of indefatigable industry, of undaunted energy. In the history of medicine his name will appear in the same list with those of the greatest systematists and theorists; unsurpassed by few in the originality and ingenuity of his views, superior to most in having substantiated and carried out his doctrines into actual and most extensive practice.
Page 519 - ... and speedy termination, but demanding the employment of prompt and strong measures to prevent a fatal issue in a considerable proportion of cases. And such is the nature of the premises, that there can hardly be any mistake as to the justness of the inference. Dr. Fleischmann is a regular, well-educated physician, as capable of forming a true diagnosis as other practitioners, and he is considered by those who know him as a man of honour and respectability, and incapable of attesting a falsehood.
Page 224 - No candid observer of his actions, or candid reader of his writings, can hesitate for a moment to admit that he was a very extraordinary man, — one whose name will descend to posterity as the exclusive excogitator and founder of an original system of medicine, as ingenious as many that preceded it, and destined...
Page 262 - To teach teachers to teach the rising generation of medical men that it is Infinitely more practical to be master- of the elements of medical science, and to know diseases thoroughly, than to know by rote a farrago of receipts, or to be aware that certain doctors, of old or of recent times, have said that certain medicines are good for certain diseases. " 17. Also to teach students that no systematic or theoretical classification of diseases, or of therapeutic agents, ever yet promulgated, is true,...
Page iv - A CLINICAL INTRODUCTION TO THE PRACTICE OF AUSCULTATION, and other Modes of Physical Diagnosis, in Diseases of the Lungs and Heart. Second American from the Second and Improved London Edition.

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