Kingston Medical Quarterly, Vol. 7

Kingston Medical Quarterly, Vol. 7 : January, 1903 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Kingston Medical Quarterly, Vol. 7: January, 1903 They cannot get well without the use of drugs. Over and above our good advice we prescribe some simple drug which in itself can do neither good nor harm. The patient takes the drug and follows the advice and gets well and gives the credit to the drug. Thus is the belief in the efficacy of drugs fostered and increased in the minds of the laity. Such a patient would not have done so well without the drug. He would not have fol lowed our advice. He would in all probability have gone to some other physician who giving him the placebo would have added to his reputation at the expense of ours. Such a use of a drug is in my opinion not only not harmful, but actually beneficial. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 77g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243320132
  • 9780243320134