Punch,  27 (1854), 86.

Who Shall Decide When Doctors Disagree?



News-Commentary, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Disease, Periodicals, Controversy, Expertise

    Complains about the nauseating and contradictory 'prescriptions for cholera' that doctors publish in the newspapers. Concludes that, while the recommendation to 'let well alone' is valuable, 'it is still more desirable to "let ill alone", if a sick man is subject to be poisoned by one or more of the numerous concoctions suggested in the newspapers by the medical practitioner'.

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