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Old ideals in modern medicine.

Leslie Brainerd Arey

Old ideals in modern medicine.

by Leslie Brainerd Arey

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Published in [n.p.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNorthwestern University. The Medical School. Founders" Day address - Oct. 2, 1934
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. port.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16920896M

  Her latest book takes aim at feminism. It's called "Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch With Science, Love And Common Sense." She was kind enough to join us in our studios in Washington, D.   Ayurvedic medicine, which is a 3,year-old Indian medical system that is still in use today. It utilizes herbs, diets, and specific health practices to treat illness. Cons: Certain alternative medicine practices have been studied and have been deemed to be safe, and even effective.

There is general agreement that the manner medicine is currently practiced is not adequate for addressing all health relevant issues in a way that would be most beneficial for all patients and that we need a new modern candidates for such a modern medicine have been recently nominated in the form of (I) personalized medicine, (II) precision medicine, (III) P4 medicine, (IV) P5. Modern medicine is often reductive: humans are cells and systems; there is an algorithmic path to a diagnosis, and the best drug for treatment. A wider view, such as Sweet’s, understands that a patient’s life experience is important and that it influences health and recovery from disease or trauma.

Hippocrates, (born c. bce, island of Cos, Greece—died c. bce, Larissa, Thessaly), ancient Greek physician who lived during Greece’s Classical period and is traditionally regarded as the father of is difficult to isolate the facts of Hippocrates’ life from the later tales told about him or to assess his medicine accurately in the face of centuries of reverence for him.   In this way medicine had its rise from the experience of the recovery of some, of the death of others, distinguishing the hurtful from the salutary things" (Book I). The association of ideas was suggestive—the plant eyebright was used for centuries in diseases of the eye because a black speck in the flower suggested the pupil of the eye.


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