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The Clinic of Dr Gross

Reblogged from the blog of Charles Saumarez Smith
, quite apart from the art-historical interest, this painting exemplifies a certain image of medicine and medical practice. 78 more words

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With half an hour’s reading in bed every night as a steady practice, the busiest man can get a fair education before the plasma sets in the periganglionic spaces of his grey cortex.

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Revealing Data: Collecting Data about TB, ca. 1900

By Susan L. Speaker ~

In the summer of 1901, Elizabeth Blauvelt, a Johns Hopkins medical student, prepared a summary of data (“Report on Data Obtained in Visits to Tuberculosis Patients… 1,034 more words

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Flu season may be ‘record breaking’ for Peel

BRAMPTON GUARDIAN by Danielle Edwards

This winter’s flu season is shaping up to be a particularly nasty one ─ and hospitals in Peel are feeling the crunch. Read more…

“The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head.”

– Sir William Osler

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Reforming the Healer's Vocation

The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head.

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“Our dear Laddie has been taken”: Edward Revere Osler killed in Flanders, August 1917

 By Susan Speaker ~

In an earlier post, I highlighted the wartime experiences of Sir William Osler, who is often called “the father of American medicine. 626 more words

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