Saturday, March 22, 2008

M is for Medicine :D

Some interesting Med-Quotes, that I came across. *Tho most of them are 'doc-bashers', take 'em with a pinch of salt...*

Enjoy!! :D :D

Don't think of organ donations as giving up part of yourself to keep a total stranger alive. It's really a total stranger giving up almost all of themselves to keep part of you alive. ~Author Unknown

Our profession is the only one which works unceasingly to annihilate itself. ~Martin H. Fischer

Men are not going to embrace eugenics. They are going to embrace the first likely, trim-figured girl with limpid eyes and flashing teeth who comes along, in spite of the fact that her germ plasm is probably reeking with hypertension, cancer, haemophilia, colour blindness, hay fever, epilepsy, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ~Logan Clendening

The only weapon with which the unconscious patient can immediately retaliate upon the incompetent surgeon is hemorrhage. ~William Stewart Halsted

The public blabbers about preventative medicine, but will neither appreciate nor pay for it. You get paid for what you cure. ~Martin H. Fischer

Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too. ~Anton Chekhov, Ivanov

The fact that your patient gets well does not prove that your diagnosis was correct. ~Samuel J. Meltzer

Patients may recover in spite of drugs or because of them. ~J.H. GaddumHe's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines. ~Benjamin Franklin

A drug is that substance which, when injected into a rat, will produce a scientific report. ~Author Unknown

The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease. ~French Proverb

You may know the intractability of a disease by its long list of remedies. ~Alonzo Clark

When you no longer know what headache, heartache, or stomachache means without cistern punctures, electrocardiograms and six x-ray plates, you are slipping. ~Martin H. Fischer

It is easy to get a thousand prescriptions but hard to get one single remedy. ~Chinese Proverb

Never forget that it is not a pneumonia, but a pneumonic man who is your patient. ~William Withey Gull

The patient does not care about your science; what he wants to know is, can you cure him? ~Martin H. Fischer

Medicine is the only profession that labours incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existence. ~James Bryce, 1914

Medicines heals doubts as well as diseases. ~Karl Marx


Btw: I've now become an ardent fan of Martin H. Fischer !! :D


  1. hey arps... how ru?? how come.. switched to blogger... i feel its better thn wordpress... btw great to see those friends videos in sidebar.. hehehe...
    keep blogging.. bye tc..

  2. yep! been a long time since i switched... followed you, i guess... i find it better than wordpress too..

    good to know u saw the videos.. lol!! till now the only viewer was Me.. :D


  3. cool blog man just found it...taking USMLE step 1 in about 3 weeks so understand the trials of 1st year of luck bud

  4. hey pseudo_doc (lol--aren't all of us med students just that!!)...

    thanks for the compliment.
    am in 4th yr now...& still have this feeling that am not fit to be a doc yet..
    & g'luck for USMLE...

  5. blog....!!!!!
    well ma OFFICIAL a medico from Kerala..fourth year MBBS@Medical college Trivandrum Kerala...n yeah..still searchin 4 ways 2 get 'FIT' 2 carry d steth..he he...

    linked!!! n welcum 2 ma den too...wen free...!!!

  6. This may be a good post for the medical blog at the doctors community at Why dont you look check it out here



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