Download A Profile in Alternative Medicine: The Eclectic Medical by John S Haller Jr PDF

By John S Haller Jr

The Eclectic scientific Institute, recognized by way of its buddies as "Old EMI" (and "Old EMC" while reorganized in 1910), was once an American establishment in foundation, proposal, and perform. for almost a century, EMI used to be often called the "Mecca of eclectic pondering" and the "Mother Institute" of reformed drugs. A Profile of different medication recounts the historical past of eclectic medication which, besides hydropathy, homeopathy, physiomedicalism, chiropractic, advert osteopathy, competed with ordinary drugs (allopathy) within the 19th century. in contrast to so much substitute clinical schools that closed with out leaving major documentation, EMI left whole scholar documents, school records, deans' papers, monetary documents, and mins of the board of trustees. those documents offer an immense window into sectarian medicine's many demanding situations; into the tensions among the varsity and its board of trustees; and among the varsity and the yank scientific organization as EMI unsuccessfully struggled with the AMA's Council on scientific schooling to acquire a class-A ranking. This background of EMI is determined in the broader context of yankee medication and recounts the interior feuds, successes, adversity, and supreme failure of this bastion of freedom in scientific thought.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Profile in Alternative Medicine: The Eclectic Medical College of Cincinnati, 1845-1942 PDF

Similar alternative & holistic medicine books

Prüfung Psychotherapie: 900 Fragen und kommentierte Antworten (German Edition)

• Mit 900 Prüfungsfragen die umfangreichste Fragensammlung zum „Psycho-Heilpraktiker“ – mit Lösungen und Kurzkommentaren• Mit Wissensfragen nach Themen und Schwierigkeitsgrad geordnet, wird der HP-Anwärter systematisch an die verschiedenen Störungsbilder herangeführt• Zusammenstellung der Amtsarztfragen nach insgesamt sixteen Prüfungen zur Simulation der PrüfungssituationNeu in der 6.

Cannabis: From Pariah to Prescription (Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics Monogr)

Examine extra approximately tomorrow’s substitute to today’s risk-laden prescribed drugs! hashish: From Pariah to Prescription studies the newest learn from fresh medical trials with hashish and cannabinoids—outlining their position and destiny as prescription drugs. This ebook addresses the “road again” for hashish drugs and society’s reacceptance of hashish as a prescription product.

Die Heilpraktiker-Akademie. Urologie: mit Andrologie (German Edition)

Begreifen - Vertiefen - Bestehen Der erste Teil des Buches enthält das gesamte prüfungsrelevante Wissen zur Urologie. Sie erfahren alles über Anatomie und Physiologie der Nieren und harnableitenden Organe – inkl. Untersuchung und typischen Krankheitsbildern – vom einfachen Harnwegsinfekt bis zum nephrotischen Syndrom.

Foundations of Theory for Ancient Chinese Medicine: Shang Han Lun and Contemporary Medical Texts

Dialogue of chilly harm (Shang Han Lun) and modern texts of old China shape the bedrock of contemporary chinese language drugs perform, but those vintage texts include many techniques which are both demanding to appreciate or complicated. in line with over thirty years' clinical perform, and learn of the texts, this ebook explains the ideas concerned in order that the medical purposes of the traditional texts may be greater understood and positioned into perform.

Extra resources for A Profile in Alternative Medicine: The Eclectic Medical College of Cincinnati, 1845-1942

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.82 of 5 – based on 41 votes