Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, Volum 12

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A. and C. Black, 1816

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PÓgina 458 - But beside these general conditions there are subordinate ones, relating to the size, the species, and the abode of the prey, and each of these secondary conditions gives rise to differences of detail in the forms which result from the general laws. Hence not only the class, but the order, the genus, and even the species, are expressed in the form of each part.
PÓgina 496 - ... grains, and beaten quite flat. In the second volume of the Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, is published an extraordinary case of a soldier who survived forty-nine hours after receiving a bayonet-wound of the heart ; but a gunshot wound of the heart affords a still more striking example of the great extent to which this vital organ may sustain an injury from external violence, without its functions being immediately destroyed, or even permanently impaired.
PÓgina 330 - A Treatise on the Diseases of Arteries and Veins; containing the Pathology and Treatment of Aneurisms and wounded Arteries. By Joseph Hodgson, Member of the Iloyul College of Surgeons in London.
PÓgina 103 - It consists in a peculiar mode of inspiration, which it is difficult accurately to describe. The child having had no apparent warning, is suddenly seized with a spasmodic inspiration, consisting of distinct attempts to fill the chest, between each of which a squeaking noise is often made; the eyes stare, and the child is evidently in great distress; the face and...
PÓgina 236 - The method I have adopted consists in tying the vessels with fine silk ligatures, and cutting off the ends as close to the knot, as is consistent with its security. Thus the foreign matter is reduced to the insignificant quantity which forms the noose actually surrounding the vessel, and the knot by which that noose is fastened. Of the silk which I commonly employ, a portion sufficient to tie a large artery, when the ends are...
PÓgina 323 - Some have from this circumstance been disposed to deny altogether any virtues to these waters ; but the reverse of this appears to be established by sufficient evidence, and what is still less equivocal, the injurious effects they sometimes produce, and the precautions hence necessary in their use, sufficiently demonstrate their active powers. To account for these, therefore, various hypotheses have been proposed. The observation has been urged, which to a certain extent is undoubtedly just, that...
PÓgina 322 - ... proportions, must be altered. The sulphate of lime is of course to be omitted. The sulphate of soda, which is to be substituted for it, cannot be obtained by any method ; but the quantity of it may be inferred, from the quantity of sulphate of lime which is formed b,y its action on the muriate of lime. Real sulphate of lime and real sulphate of soda are very nearly equivalent to each other with regard to the proportions of their acid and base; so that the quantity of the one may nearly be substituted...
PÓgina 109 - Mouths of 1804. Also, Observations on the remitting and intermitting Fever, made in the Military Hospitals at Colchester, after the Return of the Troops from the Expedition to Zealand in 1809.
PÓgina 382 - In addition to the acquirements connected with the profession, he had cultivated in no inconsiderable degree, a taste for the productions of the fine arts ; he had obtained a knowledge of historical events remarkable for its extent and accuracy ; and he had derived from reading and reflection, opinions to which he was steadily attached on those topics of moral, political, and religious enquiry, which are most important to the welfare of mankind.
PÓgina 237 - during the last ten months I have employed this method of securing the arteries in ten or eleven cases of amputation, in six operations on the breast, and in the removal of two testicles.

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