Transactions of the Gynaecological Society of Boston, Volume 1

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Page 191 - ObstetriC CliniC. A Practical Contribution to the Study of Obstetrics, and the Diseases of Women and Children. By the late GEORGE T.
Page 181 - The board shall take cognizance of the interests of health and life among the citizens of this Commonwealth. They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics and the sources of mortality, and the effects of localities, employments, conditions and circumstances, on the public health; and they shall PART ii.] SECRETARY'S REPORT.
Page 181 - State, and shall take cognizance of the interests of health and life among the citizens generally. They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries respecting the causes of disease, especially of epidemics, the source of mortality and the effects of localities, employments, conditions and circumstances on the public health...
Page 385 - Resolved, That this Association recognizes specialties as proper and legitimate fields of practice. Resolved, That specialists shall be governed by the same rules of professional etiquette as have been laid down for general practitioners. Resolved, That it shall not be proper for specialists publicly to advertise themselves such, or to assume any title not specially granted by a regularly chartered college. Resolved, That private handbills addressed to members of the medical profession, or by cards...
Page 181 - They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics, and the sources of mortality and the effects of localities, employments, conditions and circumstances on the public health; and they shall gather such information in respect to those matters as they may deem proper, for diffusion among the people.
Page 55 - ... discovery and diligent treatment of diseases which do not exist; the use of treatment, the danger of which is greater than that of the disease ; the recommendation of remedies and operations regarding which little more is known than their names; the facile juggling with remedies of which it is the one sufficient recommendation to have a new name; the systematic concealment of disasters resulting from such treatment.
Page 372 - I will not dwell on what you have accomplished in medical science. I will only allude to your discovery — the greatest of all discoveries in modern times — of the application of Chloroform in the assuagement of human suffering.
Page 55 - These evils, rife in our own day, should be forgotten, and medical men should combine to bring the intellect into, and expel the imagination from, so noble and so important a subject as therapeutics. If a laborer in gynaecology discovers a single new fact, whether pathological or therapeutic, or establishes a new principle, he secures something forever for science and humanity. In gynaecology great progress is certainly being made ; but
Page 55 - And the history of the progress of gynecology in our day would, if truly given, cast as much disgrace on some individuals as honor upon others. Fortunately, its worst side will probably never be thoroughly exposed; for the fittest of fates — oblivion — awaits much that is now vaunted ; the discovery and diligent treatment of diseases which do not exist ; the use of treatments the danger of which is greater than that of the...
Page 218 - Although it was generally considered by the profession that no remedy and no plan of treatment yet proposed could be • depended on in cases of consumption, it was obvious to the author, that if the process employed by nature could be discovered, and then imitated by art, we might ultimately arrive at the true principle of cure.

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