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practice of medicine


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n practice of medicine the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries "he studied medicine at Harvard"
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  • Martin H. Fisher
    Martin H. Fisher
    “The practice of medicine is a thinker's art, the practice of surgery a plumber s.”


In literature:

The practice of medicine with Dr. Harpe was frankly for personal gain.
"The Lady Doc" by Caroline Lockhart
Several had been engaged for three or four years in the study of medicine; some, for a much longer period, had engaged in its practice.
"The Education of American Girls" by Anna Callender Brackett
It is one of the most powerful sedatives used in the practice of medicine.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
To my way of thinking it is a lazy slipshod way of carrying on the practice of medicine.
"Disturbing Sun" by Robert Shirley Richardson
It is the practice of medicine by proxy, my lady mother.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
To secure food, they were obliged to resort to the practice of medicine!
"Lewis and Clark" by William R. Lighton
I'm getting worn out in the practice of medicine, and will probably retire whether elected or not.
"Shawn of Skarrow" by James Tandy Ellis
With the practice of medicine, 414.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
Dr. Harriot K. Hunt, of Boston, the first woman who practiced medicine in this country, spoke on the medical education of women.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
These investigations are rapidly resulting in a new surgery and a new practice of medicine.
"The Goat-gland Transplantation" by Sydney B. Flower
For thousands of years, the practice of medicine consisted in driving these evil spirits out of the bodies of men.
"The Ghosts" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Throughout Christendom the practice of medicine was altogether supernatural.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
You ought to apply for a diploma, and go into the practice of medicine.
"Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6) Experiences Of Si And Shorty On The Great Tullahoma Campaign" by John McElroy
Came to America in 1860 and engaged in the practice of medicine at Milford and Newark.
"Company K, Twentieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry" by Andrew Brown
In Pliny their activity is limited to the practice of medicine and sorcery.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
As we have said elsewhere, in speaking of the Tartar-Mongols, the Lamas introduce many superstitious practices into medicine.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 2 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc
In all of this there is no use in practicing medicine.
"Geography and Plays" by Gertrude Stein
The study and practice of medicine is made very difficult for women, especially in Quebec and Montreal.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
Cryoscopy is also of great use in practical medicine, more especially for the examination of the urine.
"The Mechanism of Life" by St├ęphane Leduc
How would it do, thought I, to commence at once the practice of medicine?
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott

In news:

Ted Rosen, MD, Professor of Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine, offers bite-size pieces of useful clinical information on the "Top 10" skin disorders you see in your daily practice.
As a friendly and caring family medicine physician affiliated with the Family Practice Center of Salem, Inc. Back to Article.
Slagle said the federal investigation has affected all of the doctors' abilities to practice medicine.
There's no better practice of medicine and no better patients.
He went on to practice medicine in Brooklyn for more than 30 years and was a respected member of the medical community there.
She has written on a wide range of subjects related to the science and practice of medicine.
Marketing the Practice of Medicine .
Doctors Wonder How Federal Mandate Will Affect Practice of Medicine .
The practice of medicine has certainly changed.
Queens Urologist Busted for Unauthorized Practice of Medicine.
How did cocaine shape the study and practice of psychology and medicine.
For me, those plants found here in the Smokies region that have verified practical human uses are, in the long run, of more interest than those with often overblown reputations for sacred or medicinal uses.
The governor's action significantly impacts "the practice of medicine, ability to protect their patients and their physician/patient relationships," according to the complaint.
These questions are a key element in the practice of preventive medicine.
Dedicated input of practicing physicians working together with organized medicine results in important updates.

In science:

Magnetic resonance imaging is an application of quantum mechanics which has revolutionized the practice of medicine.
A Quantum Mechanical Review of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Zepelin, H. (1989) in Principles and practice of sleep medicine, ed.
Towards a Quantitative, Metabolic Theory for Mammalian Sleep