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Medically Speaking

A Dictionary of Quotations on Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing, 1st Edition

By C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

CRC Press

481 pages

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Medically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing contains over 1,500 quotes pertinent and especially illuminating to these disciplines. Here you will find quotations from the most famous to the unknown. Some are profound, some are witty, some are wise but none are frivolous. The extensive author and subject indexes provide the perfect tool for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure.

This book can be read for entertainment or used as a handy reference by students and professionals and the wider public interested in who has said what on medicine.

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

ABDOMEN

ABORTION

ACUPUNCTURE

ADHESIVE

ALLERGY

AMNESIA

AMPUTATION

ANATOMISTS

ANATOMY

ANESTHETIST

ANESTHESIA

ANTIBIOTIC

APOTHECARY

APPENDIX

ARTERY

BACK

BILL

BIRTH CONTROL

BLINDNESS

BLOOD

BLOOD PRESSURE

BODY

BODY-SNATCHER

BRAIN

CANCER

CARE

CARTILAGE

CASTOR OIL

CAVITY

CHEMISTRY

CHILDBIRTH

CHOLERA

CIRCUMCISION

COD LIVER OIL

COLDS

COMMON SENSE

CONSULTATION

CONTAGIOUS

CONTRACEPTIVE

CONVALESCENCE

COUGH

CURE

CURIOSITY

DEATH

DENTAL

DENTIST

DERMATOLOGIST

DIAGNOSIS

DIAGNOSTICIAN

DIAPHRAGM

DIET

DIGESTION

DISCHARGE

DISEASE

DISINFECTANT

DISSECTION

DOCTOR

DRAFT

DRUGGIST

DRUGS

EAR WAX

ELECTROCARDIOGRAM

ENEMA

EPIDEMIC

EPIDERMIS

ERROR

ESOPHAGUS

EXAMINATION

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIMENT

FACT

FEE

FEVER

FLU

GALL BLADDERS

GENERAL PRACTITIONERS

GERM PLASM

GOD

GOUT

GYNECOLOGY

HEADACHE

HEALING

HEALTH

HEART

HIPPOCRATIC OATH

HIVES

HOSPITAL

HYPOCHONDRIAC

HYPODERMIC NEEDLE

ILL

ILLNESS

INJURY

INSOMNIAC

INTERNIST

INTESTINE

INVALID

IT

JOURNALS

KIDNEY

KING'S EVIL

LIFE

LIVER

LUNGS

MALADY

MAL DE MER

MAN

MEASLES

MEDICAL

MEDICAL MNEMONICS

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

MEDICINE

MENSTRUATION

MICROBES

MICROSCOPE

NAUSEA

NERVE

NOUNS OF MULTITUDE

NURSE

NURSE'S PRAYER

NUTRITION

OBSERVATION

OINTMENT

OPERATION

OPINIONS

ORAL HYGIENE

PAIN

PARASITE

PATIENTS

PHARMACIST

PHARMACY

PHYSICAL

PHYSIC

PHYSICAL

PHYSICIAN

PHYSIOLOGIST

PHYSIOLOGY

PILL

PIMPLE

PMS

PNEUMONIA

PRAYER

PRESCRIPTION

PROGNOSIS

PROTEIN

QUACK

RADIOLOGIST

RAPPORT

RECOVERY

RESUSCITATE

REMEDY

RESEARCH

REST

RHEUMATISM

SALVE

SCIENCE

SICK

SICK BED

SICKNESS

SINUS

SKELETON

SKIN

SNEEZE

SORE THROAT

SORES

SPECIALIST

SPINE

STATISTICS

STETHOSCOPE

STOMACH

STOOLS

SURGEON

SURGERY

SURGICAL

SYMPTOM

TEACHING

TEETH

THEORY

TONGUE DEPRESSOR

TOOTH

TOOTHACHE

TRANQUILIZERS

TREATMENT

TRICHINOSIS

TRUTH

TUBERCULOSIS

TUMOR

URINALYSIS

VACCINATION

VIRUS

X-RAYS

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PERMISSIONS

SUBJECT INDEX

AUTHOR INDEX

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED002000
MEDICAL / Administration
MED014000
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MED016050
MEDICAL / Dentistry / Oral Surgery
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics