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“What a mess! And we are not half through”: Dr. Osler on England's home front in World War I

By Susan Speaker

This is one of a series of occasional posts highlighting collections that document medical activities during the Great War, which lasted from August 1914 to November 1918. 1,086 more words


The Heart of Health Care

Great nurses gain great reputations and we all know what a vast difference they can make when we are celebrating a birth or anticipating a death, and any illness in between. 203 more words

Chaplain 81

Patient, Diagnose Thyself

From Managing Your Doctor:

There’s a maxim from that wise old physician, William Osler, known for his aphorisms, that goes, “listen to your patient; he is telling you the diagnosis.”

Daily Thoughts

Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses....

Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert. 6 more words

William Osler

The squeaky wheel gets the grease

I am not the complaining sort. “If you cannot be positive, then at least be quiet,” is a rule I’ve tried to abide to. At the age of five, I was much-influenced by… 940 more words

Day To Day Life

Who is Sir William Osler?

William Osler was a physician in the late 1800’s, early 1900’s. He is one of the founders of the John Hopkins Hospital and is commonly referred to as “the father of modern medicine”. 272 more words