Canada Lancet, Volume 14

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Lancet Publishing Company, 1882 - Medicine
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Page 13 - It is derogatory to the dignity of the profession to resort to public advertisements, or private cards, or handbills, inviting the attention of individuals affected with particular diseases...
Page 189 - A SYSTEM of SURGERY, Theoretical and Practical. In Treatises by Various Authors.
Page 14 - As good citizens, it is the duty of physicians to be ever vigilant for the welfare of the community, and to bear their part in sustaining its institutions and burdens; they should also be ever ready to give counsel to the public, in relation to matters especially appertaining to their profession, as on subjects of medical police, public hygiene, and legal medicine.
Page 11 - The first duty of a patient is to select as his medical adviser one who has received a regular professional education. In no trade or occupation do mankind rely on the skill of an untaught artist; and in medicine, confessedly the most difficult and intricate of the sciences, the world ought not to suppose that knowledge is intuitive.
Page 124 - But, as Dr. Roberts points out, in order to make this ferment operative it must not be taken after a meal is over. Rather it should be added to the various forms of milk porridge or puddings before they are taken into the mouth. About this there exists no difficulty. Maltine is a molasses-like matter, and mixes readily with the milk, gruel, etc. without interfering either with its attractiveness in appearance or its toothsomeness ; indeed its sweet taste renders the gruel, etc.
Page 124 - ... more palatable. A minute or two before the milky mess is placed before the child, or invalid, the maltine should be added. If a certain portion of baked flour, no matter in what concrete form, were added to plain milk, and some maltine mixed with it, before it is placed on the nursery table, we should hear much less of infantile indigestion and mal-nutrition.
Page 189 - BYFORD, AM, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children in the Chicago Medical College, &c., &c.
Page 221 - Fifth edition, thoroughly revised and rewritten. In one royal 12mo. volume of 669 pages, with 144 illustrations. Cloth, $2.75 ; half bound, $3.00.
Page 13 - ... in attendance ; the practice of the latter, if necessary, should be justified as far as it can be, consistently with a conscientious regard for truth, and no hint or insinuation should be thrown out which could impair the confidence reposed in him or affect his reputation. The consulting physician should also carefully refrain from any of those extraordinary attentions or assiduities, which are too often practiced by the dishonest for the base purpose of gaining applause, or ingratiating themselves...
Page 14 - ... and in regard to measures for the prevention of epidemic and contagious diseases ; and when pestilence prevails, it is their duty to face the danger, and to continue their labors for the alleviation of the suffering even at the jeopardy of their own lives. 2. Medical men should also be always ready, when called on by the legally constituted authorities, to enlighten coroners...

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