Clinical remarks concerning the homœopathic treatment of pneumonia ...

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Radde, 1855 - Health & Fitness - 131 pages
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Page xvii - I say ? It is not a science for a methodical mind. It is a shapeless assemblage of inaccurate ideas, of observations often puerile, of deceptive remedies, and of formula? as fantastically conceived, as they are tediously arranged.
Page ii - Office of the District Court of the United States lor the Southern District of New York. I v. / TRANSLATES' PREFACE TO THE REVISED EDITION.
Page 28 - From the base of the skull to the spine of the scapula forms another region naturally well bounded for downward and outward semicircular friction, and from the spine of the scapula to the base of the sacrum and crest of the ilium forms another...
Page xvii - ... that are as oddly conceived as fastidiously gathered together. It is said that the practice of medicine is repulsive. I say more than this, that to the mind of a reasonable man, the principles of the greater part of our Materia Medica are irrational.
Page 69 - Examining the lung posteriorly, vocal fremitus was increased, and dulness extended from the spine of the scapula to the base of the lung.
Page 125 - I have treated, in order to furnish a complete statistical series. I have not adopted this method for the simple reason that I have not yet felt authorized to place the old-school treatment of pneumonia in such an evident position of inferiority, as it would undoubtedly have occupied, if I had related every case. For it would have been found that all the patients who came to my* wards before suppuration had set in, were cured except one.

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