The Retrospect of Medicine, Volum 46

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Simpkin, Marshall & Company, 1863
 

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Pàgina 321 - And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the whole land, until the ninth hour.
Pàgina liv - No tongue can tell the heartbreaking calamity they have caused; they have closed the eyes just opened upon a new world of love and happiness; they have bowed the strength of manhood into the dust; they have cast the helplessness of infancy into the stranger's arms, or bequeathed it, with less cruelty, the death of its dying parent. There is no tone deep enough for regret, and no voice loud enough for warning.
Pàgina xxiv - The body being laid on its back (either on a flat surface, or better, on a plane inclined a little from the feet upwards), a firm cushion or some similar support should be placed under the shoulders, the head being kept on a line with the trunk.
Pàgina 32 - ... fact is one of fundamental importance, as showing us how directly and immediately the whole nutrition and vital activity of the nervous system must be affected by the presence of alcohol in the blood; the alcohol being thus specially drawn out of the circulating current by the nervous matter, and incorporated with its substance in such a manner as even to change (when in sufficient amount) its physical as well as its chemical properties.
Pàgina liv - It is as a lesson rather than as a reproach that I call up the memory of these irreparable errors and wrongs. No tongue can tell the heartbreaking calamity they have caused; they have closed the eyes just opened upon a new world of love and happiness; they have bowed the strength of manhood into the dust; they have cast the helplessness of infancy into the stranger's arms...
Pàgina 108 - ... the passage of a catheter, however skilfully performed, is followed by such severe constitutional and local disturbance, as to produce more harm than good, and in which it is clear...
Pàgina xxv - ... glandular follicles, may be thrown away ; slit up the stomach longitudinally ; wipe it gently with a dry napkin, taking care to remove as little of the clean mucus as possible ; then cut it into small pieces (the smaller the better), and put all into a common wine bottle ; fill up the bottle with good sherry, and let it remain corked for three weeks. At the end of this time it is fit for use. " Dose. — One teaspoonful in a wineglassful of water immediately after meals.
Pàgina 123 - After a second or third dose, given at intervals of from four to six hours, the pustules subside, apparently losing their vitality. The patient feels better at the end of each dose, and in the graphic expression of the "Micmac," '-.knows there is a great change within him at once.
Pàgina 215 - ... disseminated inflammations" of M. Chomel,1 in this respect, that whilst originating, as he believes, in different specific "infections of the liquids" or blood, they all agree with each other in several respects ; as that they cannot be excited artificially by the common causes of inflammation, but are developed by specific causes...
Pàgina 150 - ... bedclothes, and to grasp at imaginary objects. About five minutes afterwards the nurse returned with two bottles, which my eldest boy told her his brother had been playing with. One of these, a half-ounce stoppered bottle, which was quite empty, I immediately recognised as the one in which I kept a solution of Atropine, of the strength of two grains to the ounce, and which the day before had contained from a drachm and a-half to two drachms of the solution, the bottle being not quite half full.

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