To array a man's will against his sickness is the supreme art of medicine.
The physicians of one class feel the patients and go away, merely prescribing medicine. As they leave the room they simply ask the patient to take the medicine. They are the poorest class of physicians.
Developments in medical technology have long been confined to procedural or pharmaceutical advances, while neglecting a most basic and essential component of medicine: patient information management.
Childhood vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. Indeed, parents whose children are vaccinated no longer have to worry about their child's death or disability from whooping cough, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis, or a host of other infections.
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.
Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.
No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis.
Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia have been profound ethical issues confronting doctors since the birth of Western medicine, more than 2,000 years ago.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
Medicine — quotes and aphorisms
Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
Walking is man's best medicine.
Whenever a doctor cannot do good, he must be kept from doing harm.
In almost every profession — whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business — people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.