He found that he was able to put them at their ease, and, when he had been given a case to find out what he could about it, it seemed to him that the patient delivered himself into his hands with a peculiar confidence.
He took his seat, asked if there were any old patients for him to see, rapidly passed them in review, looking at them with shrewd eyes as he discussed their symptoms, cracked a joke (at which all the clerks laughed heartily) with the H.
It is no small part of our art, sir,” and he now spoke with the confidence of a man who understood his subject, “to reconcile the patient
to what is for his own good, though at the same time it may be unpalatable.
I feel that I owe you a great many apologies for my abrupt departure yesterday, doctor,' said my patient
John Long, "noblemen and gentlemen" attesting his extraction of a fluid like mercury from the temples of a patient
Would you disclose to another person what had dropped unconsciously from the lips of your suffering patient
and your helpless friend, without first knowing that there was a necessity to justify you in opening your lips?
Becoming more and more uncomfortable, as though the prevalent dislike were finding him out somewhere in his sleep and expressing itself to him, the patient
at last opens his eyes wide, and is assisted by his daughter to sit up in bed.
In his Indian captivity, moreover, he had gained much knowledge of the properties of native herbs and roots; nor did he conceal from his patients
that these simple medicines, Nature's boon to the untutored savage, had quite as large a share of his own confidence as the European Pharmacopoeia, which so many learned doctors had spent centuries in elaborating.
You must allow me to make it a little more than that," the patient
I come to ask your opinion, sir, on the state of my heart," she said; "and I am recommended by a patient
, who has consulted you with advantage to herself.
grew calmer every instant, and presently said, "You needn't tie me.
Have you ever heard of the wasting effects of fever being reasonably and intelligibly repaired by fortifying the exhausted patient
with brandy, wine, ammonia, and quinine?