Medical Times, Volum 5

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J. Angerstein Carfrae, 1842
 

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Pàgina 71 - I ascertained in the course of last summer, by repeated experiments, made first of all upon myself, and afterwards upon individuals labouring under gout...
Pàgina 152 - ... made by puncture than upon most other injuries. Penetrating wounds in the sole of the foot, such as are frequently inflicted by treading upon a nail or a splinter; and laceration, or other violence done to the muscles that constitute the ball of the thumb, are very apt to be followed by tetanic spasm. The tetanic symptoms occur at no fixed period after the reception of the injury. Professor Robinson, of Edinburgh, was once at table, when a negro servant lacerated his thumb by the fracture of...
Pàgina 226 - Titles, rf3. cloth. MACLEOD.-ON RHEUMATISM, And on the Affections of Internal Organs, more especially the Heart and Brain, to which it gives rise. By R. MACLEOD, MD Physician to St. George's Hospital.
Pàgina 163 - That nothing in this Act contained shall extend, or be construed to extend, to prejudice, or in any way to affect the trade or business of a Chemist and Druggist, in the buying, preparing, compounding, dispensing, and vending Drugs, Medicines, and Medicinable Compounds, wholesale and retail...
Pàgina 56 - For if she will, she will, you may depend on't, And if she won't, she won't, and there's an end on't...
Pàgina 166 - ... found the resistances taken in this manner vary from time to time (and supposing, for an example, the resistance is measured from hand to foot), he is unable to say whether the change is due to an alteration of resistance that has occurred throughout, or only in the arm, or in the trunk, or in the leg. For the last two or three years I have been in the habit of measuring the resistance of the human body, only in a different manner, aiming at obtaining the local resistance rather than that offered...
Pàgina 149 - SOLUTION OF ACETATE OF MORPHINE. " Acetate of Morphine 1(> grains, Distilled Water, 1 ounce, Acetic Acid 3 or 4 drops, Alcohol 1 gros. The last two are added to keep the salt in solution. " The dose is from six to twenty-four drops. "SOLUTION OF SULPHATE OF MORPHINE. " There are some patients who cannot bear the acetate of Morphine, but receive benefit from the use of the sulphate. In these cases a solution must be made similar to the preceding, only using the sulphate in the place of the acetate,...
Pàgina 151 - The patient,' says Dr Watson, who has written a most graphic description of this terrible malady, ' feels a difficulty and uneasiness in bending or turning his head, and supposes that he has got what is called a stiff neck. He finds also that he is unable to open his mouth with the customary facility. At length the jaws close ; sometimes gradually, but with great firmness ; sometimes (it is said) suddenly and with a snap. In four cases, perhaps, out of five, the disease begins in this way with trismus...
Pàgina 89 - The varieties and the degree of danger attending wounds in general, depend very much upon some of the following circumstances: " the extent of the injury ; the kind of instrument with which it has been inflicted ; the violence which the fibres of the part have suffered in addition to their division ; the size and importance of the bloodvessels and nerves which happen to be injured ; the nature of the wounded part, in respect to its general power of healing favorably or not ; whether the operations...
Pàgina 200 - Farr remarks, was increased to 24 per .cent., and to typhus 55 per cent. ; but as the absolute mortality from consumption is three times as great as from typhus in towns, and nearly four times as great in the country, the excess of deaths from consumption caused by the insalubrity of towns is greater than the excess of deaths by typhus, a fact which has been hitherto overlooked.

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