Life would be simpler if medical practitioners could be cleanly divided into scientists and charlatans. Regrettably, the dichotomy is not always clear-cut. Moreover, the verdict of 22nd century physicians on our own theories and practice of, say, psychiatric medicine, may be no less unflattering than our perspective on early modern quacks.
The Good Drug Guide
Refs and Further Reading
Anaesthesia and Anaesthetics
Critique of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World