The Medical News, Volums 11-15

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Lea Brothers & Company, 1853

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Pàgina 48 - Each State, county and district medical society entitled to representation shall have the privilege of sending to the Association one delegate for every ten of its regular resident members, and one for every additional fraction of more than half that number...
Pàgina 48 - The faculty of every regularly constituted medical college, or chartered school of medicine, shall have the privilege of sending two delegates. The professional staff of every chartered or municipal hospital containing a hundred inmates or more, shall have the privilege of sending two delegates ; and every other permanently organized medical institution of good standing shall have the privilege of sending one delegate.
Pàgina 39 - The Maker of the Universe has established certain laws of nature for the planet in which we live, and the weal or woe of mankind depends upon the observation or neglect of those laws. One of those laws connects health with the absence of those gaseous exhalations which proceed from overcrowded human beings, or from decomposing substances, whether animal or vegetable; and those same laws render sickness the almost inevitable consequence of exposure to those noxious influences.
Pàgina 39 - Lord Palmerston would, therefore, suggest that the best course which the people of this country can pursue to deserve that the further progress of the cholera should be stayed, will be to employ the interval that will elapse between the present time and the beginning of next spring in planning and executing measures by which those portions of their towns and cities which are inhabited by the...
Pàgina 93 - The Committee on Nominations, in fulfilling the duty of their appointment, propose to continue most of the Special Committees appointed by the Association, in May, 1851, and May, 1852, and to appoint several new Special Committees. They, therefore, submit the following list of Chairmen of Special Committees, with the subjects to them committed : 1. Dr. DF Condie, of Philadelphia, Penn., "On the Causes of Tubercular Disease.
Pàgina 39 - ... most need purification and improvement, may be freed from those causes and sources of contagion which, if allowed to remain, will infallibly breed pestilence, and be fruitful in death, in spite of all the prayers and fastings of a united but inactive nation.
Pàgina 123 - Committee, visit and examine every part of the institution, at frequent stated intervals, not less than semi-monthly, and at such other times as they may deem expedient, and exercise so careful a supervision over the expenditures and general operations of the Hospital, as to give to the community a proper degree of confidence in the correctness of its management.
Pàgina 130 - ... slowly to a continued force. When at last the tables, cards, and hands all moved to the left together, and so a true result was obtained, I took up the pack. On examination, it was easy to see by the displacement of the parts of the line, that the hand had moved further than the table, and that the latter had lagged behind — that the hand, in fact, had pushed the upper card to the left, and that the under cards and the table had followed and been dragged by it. In other similar cases when the...
Pàgina 123 - Besides being a well educated physician, he should possess the mental, physical, and social qualities to fit him for the post. He should serve during good behavior, reside on or very near the premises, and his compensation should be so liberal as to enable him to devote his whole time and energies to the welfare of the Hospital. He should nominate to the Board suitable persons to act as Assistant physician, Steward, and Matron. He should have...
Pàgina 124 - The situation and circumstances of different institutions may require a considerable number of persons to be employed in various other positions ; but in every hospital, at least, all those that have been referred to are deemed not only desirable, but absolutely necessary, to give all the advantages that may be hoped for from a liberal and enlightened treatment of the insane.

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