The Detroit Clinic, Volume 1

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G.S. Davis, 1882 - Surgery
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Page 268 - Whatever, in connection with my professional practice or not in connection with it, I see or hear, in the life of men, which ought not to be spoken of abroad, I will not divulge, as reckoning that all such should be kept secret. While I continue to keep this Oath unviolated, may it be granted to me to enjoy life and the practice of the Art, respected by all men, in all times ! But should I trespass and violate this Oath, may the reverse be my lot!
Page 268 - I will keep this oath and this stipulation; to reckon him who taught me this art equally dear to me as my parents, to share my substance with him, and relieve his necessities if required; to look upon his offspring in the same footing as my own brothers and to teach them this art, if they shall wish to learn it, without fee or stipulation...
Page 155 - ) after the natural term of gestation has expired. He believes that, after the uterus has performed its physiological function of gestation for the natural term it rests from the work of gestation proper. Why does it not, then, exercise the function of expulsion ? That question he does not attempt to answer, but believes that...
Page 130 - ... varied in size from that of a hen's egg to that of a duck's egg or a little larger.
Page 268 - ... teach them this art if they shall wish to learn it without fee or stipulation and that by precept, lecture, and every other mode of instruction I will impart a knowledge of the art to my own sons and those of my teachers and to disciples bound by a stipulation and oath according to the law of medicine but to none others. I will follow that system of regimen which, according to my ability and judgment, I consider for the benefit of my patients, and abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous.
Page 155 - Secretary. A member desiring to read a paper before a Section should forward the paper, or its title and length (not to exceed twenty minutes in reading), to the Chairman of the Committee of Arrangements, at least one month before the meeting.
Page 154 - The delegates shall receive their appointment from permanently organized State Medical Societies, and such County and District Medical Societies, as are recognized by representation in their respective State Societies, and from the Medical Department of the Army and Navy of the United States.
Page 155 - ... sending to the Association one delegate for every ten of its regular resident members, and one for every additional fraction of more than half that number; Provided, however that the number of delegates for any particular State, Territory, county, city or town shall not exceed the ratio of one in ten of the resident physicians who may have signed the Code of Ethics of the Association.
Page 154 - Each State, county and district medical society entitled to representation shall have the privilege of sending to the Association one delegate for every ten of its regular resident members, and one for every additional fraction of more than half that number...
Page 411 - The less clothing you have on, the more perfectly the operation can be performed. To you thereupon comes a stout native with soft fleshy hands, but a strong grip, and beginning with your head and working down slowly over the whole body, seizes and squeezes with a quite peculiar art every tired muscle, working and kneading with indefatigable patience, until in half an hour, whereas you were weary and worn out, you find yourself fresh, all soreness and weariness absolutely and entirely gone, and mind...

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