Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders, Or, the Cogitations and Confessions of an Aged Physician

Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders Or the Cogitations and Confessions of an Aged Physician This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters introduced typographical errors and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperf

  • Title: Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders, Or, the Cogitations and Confessions of an Aged Physician
  • Author: William A. Alcott
  • ISBN: 9781145355941
  • Page: 500
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923 This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We beThis is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923 This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

    One thought on “Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders, Or, the Cogitations and Confessions of an Aged Physician”

    1. This is a memoir by William Alcott, a physician who practiced in the first half of the 1800s, in which he confesses that not only did the learned doctors of his time not have a clue what they were doing, they inflicted much actual harm and killed plenty of their patients. He also records his endless fights with quacks who took advantage of the weak-minded and gullible. It's an interesting piece of writing about a disgraceful era in the history of medicine. The author was a second cousin (and fam [...]

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