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Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of California

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Excerpt from Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of California: Session of 1895

Ever since our first annual meeting in San Francisco, just a quarter of a century ago, we have had the presidential services of men whose unselfish lives and devotion to principle have led them to deplore this want of a fully organized profession, but I believe no one has pointed out the fact that it is probable our feeble cohesive elements resulted from exceptional conditions which were not present in any other section of the American Union. Without question our immigration was originally composed of representatives from the most active and ambi tious elements of the present century. For the first time in history there was offered to men of every nation a free and untrammeled field for the mining of precious metals. The costs of a journey by sea or land to this State, then far removed from the centers of population, the courage to face the greatest dangers, the health and youth essential to lead exposed pioneer lives, all combined to bring here an ambitious and self-reliant people overwhelmed by the desire for the sud den accumulation of wealth. The mental peculiarities of such a population formed a most original field for observation, and the leading traits were certainly those of independence, self reliance, love of excitement, change, speculation and criticism. Very naturally the same features were also evident in the ranks of the medical profession. Here were representatives from all the leading medical schools of the world, each having the most unbounded faith in his own methods and education, speaking different languages, with habits and prejudices that had not been worn smooth by the rapidity of international travel and without the refining in uences of home life. Is it strange that they were restless, impatient of restraint and ready to ignore the qualifications of rival practitioners To the credit of many of these educated men we Should place the fact that they were often the best organizers to develop out of chaotic conditions the institutions of this State, even if their medical work was marred by personalities and their dignity lowered by aggressive disputations.

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Titel: Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of California
Untertitel: Session of 1895 (Classic Reprint)
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EAN: 9780260065896
ISBN: 0260065897
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Medizin
Anzahl Seiten: 456
Gewicht: 762g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T28mm
Jahr: 2017

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