The Funny Side of Physic by Addison Darre Crabtre

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Author Crabtre, Addison Darre
LoC No. 29003104
Title The Funny Side of Physic
Or, The Mysteries of Medicine, Presenting the Humorous and Serious Sides of Medical Practice. An Exposé of Medical Humbugs, Quacks, and Charlatans in All Ages and All Countries.
Contents Medical humbugs -- Apothecaries -- Patent medicines -- Manufactured doctors -- Woman as physician -- Quacks -- Charlatans and impostors -- Anecdotes of physicians -- Fortune-tellers -- Eminent physicians and surgeons -- Ghosts and witches -- Medical superstitions -- Travelling doctors -- Scenes from every-day practice -- Doctors' fees and incomes -- Generosity and meanness -- Love and lovers -- Mind and matter -- Eccentricities -- Prescriptions remarkable and ridiculous -- Scenes from hospital and camp -- Gluttons and wine-bibbers -- The doctor as poet, author, and musician -- Adulterations -- All about tobacco -- Dress and address of physicians -- Medical facts and statistics -- Bleeders and butchers -- The omnium gatherum -- The other side -- "This is for your health" -- Health without medicine -- Consumption -- Accidents.
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Language English
LoC Class R: Medicine
Subject Medicine -- Anecdotes
Subject Quacks and quackery
Category Text
EBook-No. 41595
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 25, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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