Unformatted text preview: I say that there is no change. He uses a 7 year gap, 1827 to 1834, which is a rate to 10% per year. Then he uses a 5 year gap, and since the number is 50%, the rate is still 10%. He is wrong. He says that “it was the last third of the 19 th century which saw their fullest development,” which disagrees with his earlier implications that doctors deteriorated throughout the century. Physicians of Rochester: The first thing I noticed is he says “50% of them doctors,” and the bad grammar makes him lose his professionalism and credibility. He didn’t actually make many claims in this article, just said that academy involvement became more prominent. My overall thoughts of these articles are that they are very dry, although they do contribute to our research....
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- Spring '08
- History, Physician, Atwater, Logan Millen Thoughts, Atwater articles Medical