The British Homoeopathic Review, Volume 36

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Page 381 - But no one can be considered as a regular practitioner, or a fit associate in consultation, whose practice is based on an exclusive dogma, to the rejection of the accumulated experience of the profession, and of the aids actually furnished by anatomy, physiology, pathology, and organic chemistry.
Page 171 - ... when we have to do with an art whose end is the saving of human life, any neglect to make ourselves masters of it becomes a crime...
Page 483 - It was remarked that no physician in Europe who had reached forty years of age ever, to the end of his life, adopted Harvey's doctrine of the circulation of the blood...
Page 482 - ... it is absolutely necessary to conclude that the blood in the animal body is impelled in a circle, and is in a state of ceaseless motion...
Page 171 - In making this comparison, the more prominent, uncommon, and peculiar (characteristic) features of the case, are especially, and almost exclusively considered and noted : for these in particular, should bear the closest similitude to the symptoms of the desired medicine, if that is to accomplish the cure.
Page 590 - That there may therefore be no misapprehension about the cases I saw in your hospital, I will add, that all I saw were true cases of cholera, in the various stages of the disease, and that I saw several cases which did well under your treatment, which I have no hesitation in saying would have sunk under any other.
Page 331 - Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause ; An awful pause! prophetic of her end.
Page 480 - April 1st, 1578. His father, a prosperous Kentish yeoman, sent him through the Canterbury grammar school. At nineteen he took his BA degree from Caius College, Cambridge, and at twenty-four he was made a doctor of medicine by the University of Padua, where he had for instructors the renowned anatomists, Fabricius and Casserius.
Page 241 - The mole is painted with the sodium ethylate, a fine glass rod being used. When the mole has a varnished look, the ethylate is gently rubbed in with the glass rod to make it penetrate more deeply. The mole turns nearly black, and a hard crust forms over it, which is nearly three weeks in becoming detached.
Page 482 - Since all things, both argument and ocular demonstration, show that the blood passes through the lungs and heart by the action of the [auricles and] ventricles, and is sent for distribution to all parts of the body, where it makes its way into the veins and pores of the flesh, and then flows by the veins from the circumference on every side to the centre, from the lesser to the greater veins, and is by them finally discharged into the vena cava and right auricle of the heart...

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