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Index Account books, 83-84, 95, 307nl4, 352 Ackerknecht, Erwin, 3, 51 Aconite, 101, 117, 119, 130, 212, 227 Age, 107; as factor in therapy, 58, 59, 64, 65, 72 Alcohol, 37, 86, 98-99, 101, 167, 177, 178, 226, 312n45; cost of, 146-47, 318nn86,87; dosages of, 147-49; and drinking habits of hospital patients, 106, 107, 110, 111, 113, 114; and physi­ ological therapeutics, 269; use of, at hospitals, 30, 117, 119, 143-48, 149, 157, 160, 314n60, 317n85, 318nn86,87 Alison, William P., 215-18 Allgemeines Krankenhaus, 198 Aloes, 47 American Institute of Homoeopathy, 97 American Medical Association, 39, 222 Anatomy, 13-14, 59, 187, 191, 192, 219, 238, 239, 249 Andral, Gabriel, 25, 192 Animal experimentation, 224-25, 251, 270, 281, 338n48, 341n25; criticism of, 228-29, 255, 272-73, 276, 342n36; and physiological therapeutics, 246-47, 252, 272-73 Antipyresis: and physiological therapeu­ tics, 258, 269-70; preoccupation with, 101, 157 Antipyrine, 101, 157, 269 Antisepsis, internal, 278 Apprenticeship, 14, 162, 169-70 Atropine, 251 Autopsy, 27, 187, 191, 194 Bache, Franklin, 266 Baconianism, 49 Bacteriology, 2, 255, 260; and etiology, 87, 278-79, 280; and public health, 281, 336nl8; and therapeutics, 102, 259, 277-83, 343nn44,49 Balance as model of health, 5, 85-87, 91, 93, 95, 100, 116, 160-61; move away from, 101, 268, 278; and physiological therapeutics, 268 Baltimore Almshouse, 55, 67, 73 Baltimore Pathological Society, 74 Bartholow, Roberts, 269, 270, 277, 338n48; on homeopathy, 263-64; and physiological antagonism, 251-52; and physiological therapeutics, 247, 248, 255-57, 256-57, 266, 268,- textbook by, 170, 266, 273 Bartlett, Elisha, 50, 51, 56, 242, 347; and empiricism, 237, 256, 257, 298n41; on grounding therapeutics on basic sci­ ence, 255-56, 275 Barton, Beniamin Smith, 27, 189 Barton, Edward Hall, 49 Bassett, John Young, 75-76, 195 Belladonna, 251 Bennett, John Hughes, 198, 228, 256; and bloodletting, 215-19, 221, 223, 225-26; and committee on antagonism of medi­ cines, 251; and Edinburgh Committee on mercury, 224-26, 333n64; support­ ive plan of therapy, 219 Berlin, 198, 199 Bernard, Claude, 244-46, 256, 257 Bigelow, Henry Jacob, 33, 274-77 354 INDEX Bigelow, Jacob, 26-27, 32, 34-35, 52, 174, 242, 274, 293n58, 314n65; empiri­ cism of, 237; on Louis, 24; practice of, 29-30, 124, 130; and rational medicine, 42-43, 46, 55-56; on self-limited dis­ eases, 22, 23, 27-28, 29, 293n59 Bismuth, 117, 119 Blacks: as patients, 112, 139, 305n3; ther­ apy for, 65, 93-94 Blisters, 25, 29, 92, 117, 119, 123, 125, 132, 133, 309n29 Bloodletting, 18, 35, 37, 63, 70, 86, 92, 135, 163, 165, 178, 179, 189, 197, 227, 306n9, 348; and attention to condition of let blood, 131-32,- prescribed by ef­ fect, 306nl0; and sectarianism, 4, 5, 175, 177, 220; better suited to northern and cold climates, 71, 77; symbolic role of, 4, 5, 6, 12, 200, in textbooks, 171; use of, at hospitals, 115-16, 117, 119, 121, 122. See also individual methods Blue mass, 309n28 Blue pill, 60 Boston, 311nn41,42, 312n44; French in­ fluence in, 24; practice of skeptics in, 29-31; and support for healing power of nature, 22, 26, 27, 28-29, 32, 136. See also Massachusetts General Hospi­ tal Boston Dispensary, 23 Botanies: regular criticism of, 179. See also Steam doctors; Thomsonians Bowditch, Henry Ingersoll, 35-36, 51, 139, 205, 237, 283, 316n74, 332n44; on public hygiene, 241-43 Bowditch, Henry P., 342n32 British Medical Association, and com­ mittee on antagonism of medicines, 251; and Edinburgh Committee on mercury, 224-26 British medicine, 99; Americans and therapeutics of, 186, 196, 197-98; and decline of venesection, 215-19 See also Edinburgh; London Bromides, 100, 101, 117, 119, 136, 139, 157-58, 247 Broussais, Franpois, 59, 123-124, 170; and leeching, 52, 124, 133, 316n77; system of, 44, 47, 49-50, 56, 242, 282 Brown, John, 40; system of, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 242, 282 Buffalo Medical Association, 225 Cabanis, Pierre, 24, 256, 299n64 Cabell, James Lawrence, 192 Caldwell, Charles, 46, 174, 188 Calomel, 52, 93, 141, 167, 197, 207, 215, 240, 307nl2, 309n28, 310n30; discus­ sion on, 220-27; dosages of, 64, 69, 9293 , 122, 124, 148, 306nll, 314n64; and Edinburgh Committee on mercury, 224-26; and Hammond's order, 22124 , 332n46; objectives of use, 100, 112, 129; patient resistance to, 177,- and re­ gionalism, 266-67, 314n65, 315n69; and sectarians, 220, 323n49; in selfdosing , 134; used as alterative, 315n67; use...

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