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Page 22 - Quacks abound like locusts in Egypt, and too many have recommended themselves to a full practice and profitable subsistence. This is the less to be wondered at, as the profession is under no kind of regulation. Loud as the call is, to our shame be it remembered, we have no law to protect the lives of the VOT-. r—42. king's subjects from the malpractice of pretenders. Any man at his pleasure sets up' for physician, apothecary, and chirurgeon. No candidates are either examined or licensed, or even...
Page 328 - Place, for the purpose of instructing persons, who may choose to apply themselves, in the application of science to the common purposes of life. My principal object is, to qualify teachers for instructing the sons and daughters of farmers and mechanics, by lectures or otherwise, in the application of experimental chemistry, philosophy and natural history, to agriculture, domestic economy, the arts and manufactures.
Page 329 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York.
Page 22 - Few physicians amongst us are eminent for their skill. Quacks abound like locusts in Egypt, and too many have recommended themselves to a full practice and profitable subsistence. This is the less to be wondered at, as the profession is under no kind of regulation.
Page 189 - Jurisprudence, in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Western District of the State of New York, sic.; mil].
Page 233 - The object of the college is to provide the means of a systematic education ; to regulate the instruction of apprentices ; to promote a spirit of pharmaceutical investigation, and to diffuse information among the members of the profession ; to discountenance the sale of spurious, adulterated, and inferior articles ; to regulate the business, as far as practicable and consistent with our social institutions ; to cherish habits of friendly intercourse ; and in general to advance the character and interests...
Page 3 - THE INSTITUTES AND PRACTICE OF SURGERY; being the Outlines of a Course of Lectures, By W.
Page 172 - no body of men are less in concert or seem less influenced by the esprit du corps, than physicians . . . the quarrels of physicians are proverbially frequent and bitter, and their hatred, intensity, and duration seems to exceed that of other men.
Page 66 - In 1815 he was appointed Professor of the Institutes of Medicine and Lecturer on Medical Jurisprudence in the College of Physicians and Surgeons established at Fairfield, in Western New York.