The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head.— William Osler
Promising Practice Of Medicine quotations
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
Medicine is learned by the bedside and not in the classroom.
Let not your conceptions of disease come from words heard in the lecture room or read from the book. See, and then reason and compare and control. But see first.
One of the biggest challenges to medicine is the incorporation of information technology in our practices.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
The doctor may also learn more about the illness from the way the patient tells the story than from the story itself.
The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice;
for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold.
As a doctor, as well as a mother and a world citizen, I wish to practice the ultimate form of preventive medicine by ridding the earth of these technologies that propagate disease, suffering, and death.
The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle!
I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation.
It cannot be too often or too forcibly brought home to us that the hope of the profession is with the men who do its daily work in general practice.
[Alternative medicine is defined as] that set of practices that cannot be tested, refuse to be tested or consistently fail tests.
We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.
Medicine is of all the Arts the most noble;
but, owing to the ignorance of those who practice it, and of those who, inconsiderately, form a judgment of them, it is at present behind all the arts.
The most exquisite pleasure in the practice of medicine comes from nudging a layman in the direction of terror, then bringing him back to safety again.
We know from our clinical experience in the practice of medicine that in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, the individual and his background of heredity are just as important, if not more so, as the disease itself.
When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit.
America with 4% of the world's population has 50% of the worlds lawyers .
... tort lawyers love to point out that 1% of America's health care cost is used to pay malpractice insurance ... but most doctors practice defensive medicine to avoid malpractice litigation ... these costs are not included in the 1% number above.
The art of medicine was to be properly learned only from its practice and its exercise.
When you go to the hospital, there are so many medicines.
You do not have to take all the medicines; just the ones that are needed for your malady. You do not have to eat all the medicines. Whatever kind of spiritual practices you sincerely want to do, you just take that medicine; do not collect all the other things.
Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. And attracts more things to be grateful for.
I've found that techniques and practices of energy medicine offer healings that are often quicker, safer, and more effective than many better known healing practices.
From the Vedas we learn a practical art of surgery, medicine, music, house building under which mechanized art is included. They are encyclopedia of every aspect of life, culture, religion, science, ethics, law, cosmology and meteorology.
Engagement is the conscious inhabitation of your body and mind.
Practice is happening when your open awareness is moving with, in and through your embodied activity. Intrinsic to practice is your conscious participation with your life. Engagement is the conduction of your free and open awareness through your activities, whatever they may be.
Practice things until you can't get them wrong. Not until you get them right. There's a big difference.
The state of healthcare today is that we are busy in the practice of medicine vs. being in the science of medicine.
Even in populous districts, the practice of medicine is a lonely road which winds up-hill all the way and a man may easily go astray and never reach the Delectable Mountains unless he early finds those shepherd guides of whom Bunyan tells, Knowledge, Experience, Watchful, and Sincere.
Few things a doctor does are more important than relieving pain.
. . pain is soul destroying. No patient should have to endure intense pain unnecessarily. The quality of mercy is essential to the practice of medicine; here, of all places, it should not be strained.
Practice doesn't make perfect if you're doing it wrong.
Basketball is an endurance sport, and you have to learn to control your breath;
that's the essence of yoga, too. So, I consciously began using yoga techniques in my practice and playing. I think yoga helped reduce the number and severity of injuries I suffered. As preventative medicine, it's unequaled.
I think that the practice of medicine, the science of it, has become 50% pharmacological, so that doctors are like walking pharmacies.
So modern 'pothecaries, taught the art By doctor's bills to play the doctor's part, Bold in the practice of mistaken rules, Prescribe, apply, and call their masters fools.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.
The other thing that happened was my last military assignment - this was in the air force; I had enlisted in order to avoid being drafted as a private, and of course I only practiced medicine or psychiatry in the air force so I was never in any kind of violent combat.
For people who dont know me, I practiced medicine in Casper, Wyoming for 25 years as an orthopedic surgeon, taking care of families in Wyoming. Ive been chief of staff of the largest hospital in our state. My wife is a breast cancer survivor.
We ought to observe that practice which is the hardest of all - especially for young physicians - we ought to throw in no medicine at all - to abstain - to observe a wise and masterly inactivity.
Keep practicing. Never let someone tell you you're too small or too slow.
I used to practice clinical medicine.
Now I practice political medicine, because it's the mother of all illnesses.
Since the most ancient times, all men, and particularly those who endeavored in the practice of medicine, have brought closer together two natural phenomena of capital importance: illness or fever and fermentation.
People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
These hormones still belong to the physiologist and to the clinical investigator as much as, if not more than, to the practicing physician. But as Professor Starling said many years ago, 'The physiology of today is the medicine of tomorrow'.
The practice of medicine is a thinker's art the practice of surgery a plumber's.
The medical malpractice system is totally out of control.
Everybody in the system knows it. And it's not just of the outrageous judgments, it's not just the fact that some people get millions of dollars, others get nothing, and the one people who get rich are lawyered, it's just that it causes doctors to practice defensive medicine.
The practice of medicine is a thinker's art, the practice of surgery a plumber s.
I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another's company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend you to a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success.