The Machinations Of The American Medical Association; An Exposure And A Warning by Henry Rowland StrongThe Machinations Of The American Medical Association; An Exposure And A Warning by Henry Rowland Strong

The Machinations Of The American Medical Association; An Exposure And A Warning

byHenry Rowland Strong

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI The Deplorable State of American Medicine. We have already seen how they themselves admit in their society meetings that their main objection to proprietaries is that in proportion as they are used, the number of their own prescriptions decreases; and, sometimes in lucid moments of realization, sometimes in fits of internal jealousy, to which they are humanely susceptible, they also turn an illuminating ray on each other, and occasionally some particularly glaring blunder sets them in the blaze of public criticism. We have no particular interest in showing up their failings, except to illustrate the truth that "the way to keep the streets of Jerusalem clean, is for each man to sweep his own door-step," and to demonstrate that the condition of the medical man's door-step is not yet in such a state of cleanliness as to warrant his officious eagerness to perform the task for his neighbor. That conditions are not ideal in medicine is a matter of general knowledge among medical men; and these conditions cannot much longer be concealed from the public. Indeed, if we may believe Mr. Bok, the editor of the Ladies' Home Journal, a public exposure is even now impending. In an address before the Philadelphia Branch of the American Pharmaceutical Association December 3, 1907, a report of which we find in the Journal of the American Medical Association, he said: "That it might be of interest to know that in two editorial offices of the country there is a fearful arraignment against the medical profession, absolutely appalling, in consideration of the names attached. Were that put before the American public it would cause such a distrust of the physician, such an unrest and upsetting of confidence, as has not been known for generations." And he significantly...
Title:The Machinations Of The American Medical Association; An Exposure And A WarningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217355528

ISBN - 13:9780217355520

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