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Famous Quotes & Quotations About The Medical System - Medicine:

The doctor may also learn more about the illness from the way the patient tells the story than from the story itself.
~ James B. Herrick.

The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.
~ Thomas Edison.

A man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor. The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

A new era in the physiological investigation of linguistic sounds was opened up by X-ray photography.
~ Roman Jakobson.

A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world.
~ Harvey Cushing.

The fact that your patient gets well does not prove that your diagnosis was correct.
~ Samuel J. Meltzer.

The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth; and he that is wise will not abhor them.
~ Ecclesiasticus 38:4.

The medicalization of early diagnosis not only hampers and discourages preventative health-care but it also trains the patient-to-be to function in the meantime as an acolyte to his doctor. He learns to depend on the physician in sickness and in health. He turns into a life-long patient.
~ Ivan Illich.

Don't think of organ donations as giving up part of yourself to keep a total stranger alive. It's really a total stranger giving up almost all of themselves to keep part of you alive.
~ Author Unknown.

Drugs are not always necessary. Belief in recovery always is.
~ Norman Cousins.

The most affordable products out there are high-deductible plans that may qualify as health "insurance," in a sense, but they certainly are not healthy or caring by any stretch of the imagination.
~ Will Nicholson M.D.

The only equipment lack in the modern hospital? Somebody to meet you at the entrance with a handshake!
~ Martin H. Fischer.

The patient does not care about your science; what he wants to know is, can you cure him?
~ Martin H. Fischer.

The physician should look upon the patient as a besieged city and try to rescue him with every means that art and science place at his command.
~ Alexander of Tralles.

The public blabbers about preventative medicine, but will neither appreciate nor pay for it. You get paid for what you cure.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Physiology is the stepchild of medicine. That is why Cinderella often turns out the queen.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Poisons and medicine are oftentimes the same substance given with different intents.
~ Peter Mere Latham.

Quackery has no friend like gullibility.
~ Proverb.

Restore a man to his health, his purse lies open to thee.
~ Robert Burton.

So many come to the sickroom thinking of themselves as men of science fighting disease and not as healers with a little knowledge helping nature to get a sick man well.
~ Auckland Geddes, The Practitioner.

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