History Of Medicine Quotes

History Of Medicine Quotes by Siddhartha Mukherjee, Frank Oski, Ernst T. Krebs, Albert Schweitzer, Robert M. Fresco, Voltaire and many others.

If the history of medicine is told through the stories

If the history of medicine is told through the stories of doctors, it is because their contributions stand in place of the more substantive heroism of their patients.
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Formula feeding is the longest lasting uncontrolled experiment lacking informed consent in the history of medicine.
Frank Oski
…In the history of medicine and science, no chronic or metabolic disease has been cured by factors foreign to the diet, (or) to biological experience.
Ernst T. Krebs
I see in him (Dr. Max Gerson) one of the most eminent medical geniuses in the history of medicine…he was greatly impeded by adverse political conditions.
Albert Schweitzer
The history of medicine is the history of the unusual.
Robert M. Fresco
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Voltaire
Throughout the history of medicine, including the shamanic healing traditions, the Greek tradition of Asclepius, Aristotle and Hippocrates, and the folk and religious healers, the imagination has been used to diagnose disease.
Jeanne Achterberg