The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 13

The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 13 : Being a Half-Yearly Journal, Containing a Retrospective View of Every Discovery and Practical Improvement in the Medical Sciences; January to July, 1846 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 13: Being a Half-Yearly Journal, Containing a Retrospective View of Every Discovery and Practical Improvement in the Medical Sciences; January to July, 1846 Tun practical use of medical knowledge consists, generally, in the facility and rapidity with which it.can on any occasion be brought to bear on a given case. A man may be able to write an elaborate treatise on any medical sub Ject, and yet, in a case of emergency or complexity, he may be totally unable to bring the stores of his mind into practical application at the moment when he is most in need of his knowledge. For this reason, we have adopted a new plan in the present volume, at the end of which we have compiled a synopsis, which will enable the practitioner to avail himself of the most practical indications of treatment which different authors have recommended within the last six months; and we purpose, at some early period, to bring out a more complete Synopsis of this description, embracing all our pre ceding twelve volumes. If we may judge from our own experience at the bedside, we think such a Pocket Dictionary of Practical Medicine would be very useful; and, now that so great a variety of methods are resorted to in the treatment of diseases, such an easy book of reference becomes even ah. 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

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  • Paperback | 732 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 37mm | 962g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243269633
  • 9780243269631