theory of medicine

the·o·ry of med·i·cine

the science, as distinguished from the art, or practice, of medicine.
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I accompanied the whale-fishers on several expeditions to the North Sea; I voluntarily endured cold, famine, thirst, and want of sleep; I often worked harder than the common sailors during the day and devoted my nights to the study of mathematics, the theory of medicine, and those branches of physical science from which a naval adventurer might derive the greatest practical advantage.
We practice medicine following AAP guidelines in combining oriental theory of medicine - balancing Yin and Yang by modifying the interactions between the human body and environment.
Arabic medicine brought a large range of new herbs, a sophisticated and rational system and theory of medicine and the knowledge to build complex formulations of several herbs properly prepared for maximum therapeutic effect.
It pioneered the way for an integrated medical curriculum - where students were taught practical and the theory of medicine together - and in 1994 led research into ageing with the development of the Institute for Ageing and Health.
Each authored seminal works in the ethics and theory of medicine.
Around the same time, physicians John Snow, Louis Pasteur and, later, Robert Koch laid the foundation for our modern understanding of microbiology and the pathogenic theory of medicine.
Their topics include the sources for his time at the court of Ludwig the Bavarian, issues in translating his Defensor Pacis, his use of Aristotelian ontology and the Medieval theory of medicine, and the sovereignty of the multitude in his work and that by other Aristotelian commentators.
Still, I did my best and learned a great deal in the process of trying to put the theory of medicine into practice.
Some scientists view fractal statistics as a doorway to a unifying theory of medicine, offering a powerful glimpse of what it means to be healthy.

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