Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine

  • Austin Flint: Eminent American physician

    I need not say that to withhold drugs in the treatment of disease is as important an exercise of professional judgment as to employ them. Nothing is easier that to prescribe drugs. On the other hand, to refrain from their use may require not a little firmness and independence. An ignorant or weak practitioner therefore…