Building a profitable practice

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J.B. Lippincott Company, 1912 - 290 pages
 

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Page 50 - Physical. 2, Oral. 3, Written. 4, Clinical. In addition to the physical examination, candidates are required to certify that they believe themselves free from any ailment which would disqualify them for service in any climate. The examinations are chiefly in writing, and begin with a short autobiography of the candidate. The remainder of the written exercise consists in examination on the various branches of medicine, surgery and hygiene.
Page 50 - The remainder of the written exercise consists in examination on the various branches of medicine, surgery, and hygiene. The oral examination includes subjects of preliminary education, history, literature, and natural sciences. The clinical examination is conducted at a hospital, and when practicable, candidates are required to perform surgical operations on a cadaver.
Page 50 - July 15, 1907, at 10 o'clock am, for the purpose of examining candidates for admission to the grade of assistant surgeon in the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service.
Page 51 - ... service. The tenure' of office is permanent. Officers traveling under orders are allowed actual expenses. For further information or for invitation to appear before the Board of Examiners, address "Surgeon-General, Public Health and Marine Hospital Service, Washington, DC WITH THE MEDICAL EDITORS Tonsillectomy or Tonsillotomy.
Page 51 - Successful candidates will be numbered according to their attainments on examination, and will be commissioned in the same order as vacancies occur. Upon appointment the young officers are, as a rule, first assigned to duty at one of the large hospitals, as at Boston, New York, New Orleans, Chicago or San Francisco. After four years' service, assistant surgeons are entitled to examination for promotion to the grade of passed assistant surgeon.
Page 50 - After five years' service, assistant surgeons are entitled to examination for promotion to the grade of passed assistant surgeon. Promotion to the grade of surgeon is made according to seniority, and, after due examination, as vacancies occur in that grade. Assistant surgeons receive...
Page 50 - The following is the usual order of the examinations : 1, physical ; 2, oral ; 3, written; 4, clinical. In addition to the physical examination, candidates are required to certify that they believe themselves free from any ailment which would disqualify them for service in any climate. The examinations are chiefly in writing, and begin with a short autobiography of the candidate.
Page 210 - ... send the patient to the quack, whose sole stock in trade is his ever helpful promises. Try to cultivate a spirit of optimism. You should try to cultivate hope in your patient; look on the bright side of things. This does not mean that you should not throw an anchor to windward in all doubtful cases. Coleridge considered him the best physician who inspired the most hope. The hopefulness and optimism of the physician do far more than cure feeble minds and faltering wills. They assist in the cure...
Page 51 - Assistant surgeons receive $2,000, passed assistant surgeons $2,400, surgeons $3,000, senior surgeons $3,500 and assistant surgeon generals $4,000 a year. When quarters are not provided, commutation at the rate of $30, $40 and $50 a month, according to the grade, is allowed. All grades receive longevity pay, 10 per cent in addition to the regular salary for every five years up to 40 per cent after twenty years
Page 163 - A person duly authorized to practice physic or surgery, or a professional or registered nurse, shall not be allowed to disclose any information which he acquired in attending a patient in a professional capacity, and which was necessary to enable him to act in that capacity...

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