Astley Cooper Famous Quotes & Sayings

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9 Astley Cooper Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Astley Cooper Sayings: I have made many mistakes myself; in learning the anatomy of the eye I dare I have made many mistakes myself; in learning the anatomy of the eye I dare say, I have spoiled a hatfull; the best surgeon, like the best general, is he who makes the fewest mistakes.
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Astley Cooper Sayings: The means by which I preserve my own health are, temperance, early rising, and spunging The means by which I preserve my own health are, temperance, early rising, and spunging the body every morning with cold water, a practice I have pursued for thirty years ; and though I go from this heated theatre into the squares of the Hospital, in the severest winter nights, with merely silk stockings on my legs, yet I scarcely ever have a cold ...
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Astley Cooper Sayings: Nothing is known in our profession by guess; and I do not believe, that from Nothing is known in our profession by guess; and I do not believe, that from the first dawn of medical science to the present moment, a single correct idea has ever emanated from conjecture: it is right therefore, that those who are studying their profession should be aware that there is no short road to knowledge; and that observation on the diseased living, examination of the dead, and experiments upon living animals, are the only sources of true knowledge; and that inductions from these are the sole bases of legitimate theory.
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Astley Cooper Sayings: My lectures were highly esteemed, but I am of opinion my operations rather kept down My lectures were highly esteemed, but I am of opinion my operations rather kept down my practice, than increased it.
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Astley Cooper Sayings: In the collecting of evidence upon any medical subject, there are but three sources from In the collecting of evidence upon any medical subject, there are but three sources from which we can hope to obtain it: viz. from observation of the living subject; from examination of the dead; and from experiments upon living animals.
Astley Cooper Sayings: In the performance of our duty one feeling should direct us; the case we should In the performance of our duty one feeling should direct us; the case we should consider as our own, and we should ask ourselves, whether, placed under similar circumstances, we should choose to submit to the pain and danger we are about to inflict.
Astley Cooper Sayings: If you are too fond of new remedies, first you will not cure your patients; If you are too fond of new remedies, first you will not cure your patients; secondly, you will have no patients to cure.
Astley Cooper Sayings: Having made a sufficient opening to admit my finger into the abdomen, I passed it Having made a sufficient opening to admit my finger into the abdomen, I passed it between the intestines to the spine, and felt the aorta greatly enlarged, and beating with excessive force. By means of my finger nail, I scratched through the peritoneum on the left side of the aorta, and then gradually passed my finger between the aorta and the spine, and again penetrated the peritoneum, on the right side of the aorta. I had now my finger under the artery, and by its side I conveyed the blunt aneurismal needle, armed with a single ligature behind it ...
Astley Cooper Sayings: It is the surgeon's duty to tranquillize the temper, to beget cheerfulness, and to impart It is the surgeon's duty to tranquillize the temper, to beget cheerfulness, and to impart confidence of recovery.