Excerpt from Maryland Medical Journal, Vol. 2: January, 1878
The diffusion of medical knowledge, and the extension of med ical or cognate sciences, have opened a field in the past few years far too great to be cultivated successfully by any one man, no matter what his abilities. Chemistry and Physiology, for exam4 ple, are life studies, and the man who will master either of them, as now known or understood, will not be the skilful practical physician who is at work by day and by night at the bedside, or on the road, and who rarely has two consecutive hours at his own disposal. And yet these two sciences, wide reaching and comprehensive as they are now, are really but inchoate, and as far as we can look forward into the future, we cannot foresee the time when investigators will not find the field still open for dis coveries - mc Ill/2 now, as was said two thousand years ago, post mil/e swat/(z, pz'ec/zzdzﬂzr occasz'o aliqm'a' an'ficimdz'.
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
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 works.show more