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A discourse on self-limited diseases

Jacob Bigelow

A discourse on self-limited diseases

Delivered before the Massachusetts medical society, at their annual meeting, May 27, 1835.

by Jacob Bigelow

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Published by N. Hale in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pathology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Jacob Bigelow.
    SeriesAmerican culture series -- 183.12.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRB121 .B5
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17482147M
    LC Control Number87361965
    OCLC/WorldCa6717918

    Pierre-Charles-Alexandre Louis and the evaluation of bloodletting Article in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 99(3) April with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Alfredo Morabia. Jacob Bigelow (). Source. Physician and botanist. Early Life. Jacob Bigelow was born in Sudbury, Massachusetts, in , the son of a Harvard graduate who was a Congregational minister and a farmer. Educated in a country grammar school until age thirteen, Bigelow then studied privately under Reverend Samuel Kendall in Weston to prepare for the university.

    It was followed up in this country by the remarkable Discourse of Dr. Jacob Bigelow upon Self-Limited Diseases, which has, I believe, done more than any other work or essay in our own language to rescue the practice of medicine from the slavery to the drugging system .   On the side of "Nature" we have had, first of all, that remarkable discourse on Self-Limited Diseases, which has given the key-note to the prevailing medical tendency of this neighborhood, at least, for the quarter of a century since it was delivered.

    It's usually self-limited and treated at home, but before the vaccine was introduced, the virus was responsible for about , emergency room visits and , physician office visits a year, noted the study's senior author, Dr. Umesh Parashar, a medical epidemiologist and team leader of the viral gastroenteritis team at the CDC in Atlanta. Holmes was not the first of his generation to bring back to America what has been called the “nature-trusting heresy,” with its concomitant therapeutic skepticism: already in , Jacob Bigelow had given his “Discourse on Self-Limited Diseases” before the Massachusetts Medical Society.


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A discourse on self-limited diseases: delivered before the Massachusetts Medical Society, at their annual meeting, by Bigelow, Jacob,author; Hays, Isaac,former owner; Massachusetts Medical Society. Jacob Bigelow (Febru – Janu ) was an American physician, botanist and botanical illustrator.

He was architect of Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the father of physician Henry Jacob standard author abbreviation Bigelow is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.

Upholding the effectiveness of nature in the treatment of disease, Dr. Holmes noted that on nature's side "we have had, first of all, that remarkable discourse on Self-Limited Diseases, which has given the key-note to the prevailing medical tendency of this neighborhood, at.

Bigelow, Jacob (–) physician, botanist; born in Massachusetts. He took a medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, then practiced in Boston where he became a professor of materia medica at Harvard Medical School (–55).

Interested in the medical uses of plants, he was the first American botanist to systematize knowledge of New England flora in his Florula Bostoniensis.

Discourse on Self-limited Diseases (, biology) The Useful Arts (, biology) Nature in Disease and Other Writings (, medical essays) Eolopoesis, American Rejected Addresses (, poetry; anonymous) Brief Expositions of Rational Medicine (, pharmaceuticals) A History of the Cemetery of Mount Auburn (, non-fiction)Born: Bigelow would later elaborate his thoughts on the vis medicatrix naturae, the “healing force of nature,” in the oft-cited “Discourse on Self-Limited Diseases” ().Cited by: – Published the book Treatise on the Materia Medica.

– He wrote the "Elements of Technology". – Authored the book "Discourse on Self-limited Diseases". – Authored the book "Eolopoesis, American Rejected Addresses".

Full text of "Nature in disease; illustrated in various discourses and which are added miscellaneous writings, chiefly on medical subjects" See other formats. BACKGROUND. Prior toenthusiasm for bloodletting ebbed and flowed as “systems” of disease causation came and went.

In the 18th century, John Brown (–) of Edinburgh proposed that living tissues are “excitable” and diseases are either sthenic (increased excitement) or asthenic (decreased excitement).

Brown considered most diseases asthenic and therefore used stimulants Author: Charles S. Bryan. Find This Book in Your Library Article Information Contributor Notes. Address reprint A Discourse on Self-Limited Diseases.

Boston: N Hale, Bigelow J: A Discourse on Self-Limited Diseases. A History of the Massachusetts General Hospital (to August 5, ), Cited by: Bigelow, Jacob, A discourse on self-limited diseases.

Delivered before the Massachusetts medical society, at their annual meeting, (Boston, N. Hale, ) (page images at. from book Case 3: Improving review In standard biomedical ethics (as opposed to public health ethics) discourse, the.

If diseases are detected in the newborn period, treatment can. Title(s): A discourse on self-limited diseases: delivered before the Massachusetts Medical Society, at their annual meeting, / by Jacob Bigelow.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Boston: Nathan Hale, Bigelow J () A discourse on self-limited diseases, delivered before the Massachusetts Medical Society at their annual meeting, Boston: Nathan Hale p Boston: Nathan Hale p A botanist, physician, and founder of Mount Auburn Cemetery, Jacob Bigelow was born in Sudbury, Massachusetts on Febru The son of Jacob Bigelow, a congregational minister in Sudbury, and Elizabeth Wells Bigelow, Bigelow displayed a zest for learning from a young age and taught himself Latin while attending school and working on the family farm.

Jacob Bigelow, M.D., posits in his A Discourse on Self-Limited Diseases, Delivered before the Massachusetts Medical Society, at Their Annual Meeting, that "the physician is but the minister and servant of nature.". And his Annual Discourse ''On Self-limited Diseases" shortly to be delivered before this Society put many an apothecary out of business by its vigorous scepticism in regard to the superabundant drugging to which the profession had been all too long addicted.

MAIMONIDES ON MEDICAL PRACTICE * JOSHUA O. LEIBOWITZ He embodied in his Discourse on S elf -limit ed Diseases () the idea that many disorders if left to the natural recuperative powers of Discourse on Self-limited Diseases, Boston, Also in Med.

Com - .Therapeutic Evolution and the Challenge of Rational Medicine Jeremy A. Greene, M.D., Ph.D., David S. Jones, M.D., Ph.D., and Scott H.

Podolsky, M.D. T he first article in the inaugural issue of the New England Journal of Medicine and Surgery, in Januarywas a treatise on angina pectoris by John Warren, a founding member of Harvard.Delivers “Discourse on Self-Limited Diseases” photo_library In an impassioned lecture at the annual meeting of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Bigelow criticized extreme, or “heroic,” medical practices like administering large doses of drugs or bloodletting.