Carl Wilhelm Hermann Nothnagel
(28 Sep 1841 - 7 Jul 1905)
German physician who became one of the leading clinicians of his time in Vienna. He advanced internal medicine with both observations and experiments. He moved drug therapy according to the foundations of theoretical pharmacology. The angina pectoris from which he suffered before his death was the subject of his record of his own symptoms.
Science Quotes by Carl Wilhelm Hermann Nothnagel (1 quote)
All knowledge attains its ethical value and its human significance only by the human sense with which it is employed. Only a good man can be a great physician.
— Carl Wilhelm Hermann Nothnagel
Inaugural address (1882), quoted in Johann Hermann Baas, Henry Ebenezer Handerson (trans.), Outlines of the History of Medicine and the Medical Profession (1889), 966.