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American physicians in the nineteenth century

William G. Rothstein

American physicians in the nineteenth century

from sects to science

by William G. Rothstein

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: 1972.

StatementWilliam G. Rothstein.
The Physical Object
Pagination(484)p. ;
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22388197M
ISBN 100801844274

As practicing clinicians, they were interested in doing things to help their patients. Comp Stud Soc Hist. The Boston City Library's medical collection consisted mostly of donated volumes from Boston's sizeable community of physicians, and was quite fortunate in both the variety and completeness of its journal runs. They helped force the medical establishment to abandon heroic medicine, and in so doing, made themselves obsolete. The profession had begun to increasingly insist on masculine traits as signs of competency. The evolution of the general practitioner in England.

The American anti-vaccinationists and their arguments. Gould b. Involvement in jurisprudential cases thus appeared to be good for the individual, good for the profession, and good for society Scudder, John Milton. Luft Kennett Square, Pa.

Wilder, Alexander. Very clearly, this 19th century optimism about medicine and law assumed the existence of truth, of "science" in the very ideal sense. There are historical precedents aplenty for distrust and, unfortunately, while many have learned to distrust, they have not learned the factual basis the actual cases on which these core values got to be established. John Morgan created a department of medicine within the College of Philadelphia.


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