Patient Quotes

Care more for the individual patient than for the special features of the disease. . . . Put yourself in his place . . . The kindly word, the cheerful greeting, the sympathetic look -- these the patient understands.

William Osler

He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.

William Osler

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

This life is a hospital in which every patient is possessed with a desire to change his bed.

Charles Baudelaire

The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease

William Osler

It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has.

William Osler

A physician who treats himself has a fool for a patient.

William Osler

Prescription: A physician's guess at what will best prolong the situation with least harm to the patient.

Ambrose Bierce

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Updated On : July 02, 2009
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