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The Test and Tryal of Medicines: and the different modes of medical practice. Shewing what hopes of...
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The Test and Tryal of Medicines: and the different modes of medical practice. Shewing what hopes of help from Physick and Physicians.
11 January 2014
London : Printed for Thomas Baffet
Early works to 1800.
Teff and Tryal of Medicines; AND , “The different em 0 D E s of Medical mega... Shewing what Hope: of Help, from Phyfick‘ and Phyficians. By E. M. Med. D. Mrmdu: Errore terzetur. Edicine: being of the greateft Importance, and the principal part of the Art of Phylick: they require the greateft Conlideration. (W005 CW3. ind (trick Examination, for an allurance of their validity and worth; for as much as the Reputation of the Tbyfician, and Life of the Patient. doth depend thereon: an errour or neglect herein, frulirates and 1335368. 3" bu. the Phyfician’s Learning-, and if he be not skillful (I10! bi’ B901‘ '“d'”8o' r‘ 1 Manual Operation) in this grand work, all his other glearned qualifications are but . ‘cclt. and avail little in Curing. And lince the Import of uweelicmes is fo great, as be- ;‘"8 the immediate lnilruments contending with Difeales-, and from their POW‘ 1‘ and EN?" !"3CY, Curing is performed or frullrated-, it mainly behooves the Plvifcivvl (and 35 much "3 C0l1C6rns the Patient) that he be compleatly provided with a ftotk oi elaborate, excelling .‘.z4“,i“’”"a reformed and well proved ; fuch as he may confide in-, to oppofe the Tccret ‘mtemne E"emiCS. that prey upon Health and Life; and with which he may repair and f“PP0Ft the Fabrick of humane Bcdies unto the period of theirterm-. by the C0mm03 Courfe 0fNature: elle it may be laid, this or that Perfon came to an untimely (I13; 35 many do, for want of good means, or due adminiftration. This prfnllffda 1 FY0959‘! ‘0 the matter propofed, A" dlfeaficiner, that are deligned and formed by wire, in rel‘pe.,.‘t of their Latitude, com- Pfehenlion, and adaption; may be divided into three Ranks or Clalies : and then they are either-Catholic specific, or Appropriate. The Catholic (oi univerfal) is a Medicine of large extent and comprehenlion, applicable to, and ufeful in many and various Dzfeafee, and alfo in divers 7’er]om. ‘ The Specific Medicine is fuch, as 1Va!ure or Ar: hath fpeciiicated and defgned for the Cure of one particular Difeafe only ; and that in divers Perfons. ,1 The exlppropriare Medicine, is yet narrower and more refirained, being prefcribed for. and adapted to the p'alIl(1.liEll‘ Cafe of one fingle Perfon only; under fuch circumliances and complicatedlnhrmities. Now to compare thefe three forts of Medicines , ofdiffercnt extrnhons -, as touching f1 their worth, ufefulnefs and certainty in Curing-, my ffudgmen: and Expermce determines A thus. The