In the Name of Medicine

  title={In the Name of Medicine},
  author={A D Berkenwald},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • A. Berkenwald
  • Published 1 February 1998
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
In Medicine, as in statecraft and propaganda, words are sometimes the most powerful drugs we can use. Sara Murray Jordan In the history of medicine, there has never been a time when one methodology, one paradigm, one hierarchical classification of healing has been uniformly accepted. Different approaches to healing have continually found themselves in conflict over methods and even over the basic tenets of their profession. Samuel J. Melzer, the first president of the American Society for… 
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