Medical News, Volume 52

Henry C. Lea's Son & Company, 1888

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Pagina 349 - The safest mode of remittance is by bank check or postal money order, drawn to the order of the undersigned. Where these are not accessible, remittances for the "JOURNAL" may be made at the risk of the publisher, by forwarding in REGISTERED letters.
Pagina 125 - Its action in the circulation is well understood ; it enhances the vital processes, mainly by accelerating tissuechanges through the elimination of more urea and carbonic acid. A very important fact is also this : that the addition of chloride of sodium prevents the solid coagulation of milk by either rennet or gastric juice. The cow's milk ought never to be given without table salt, and the latter ought to be added to women's milk when it behaves like cow's milk in regard to solid curdling and consequent...
Pagina 261 - ... as long as possible. A male person with a good chest capacity can count up to sixty or eighty, while in a female, even with good lungs, this power is somewhat reduced.
Pagina 133 - In uremic amaurosis, without changes in the eye visible to the ophthalmoscope, even should the usual accompanying symptoms, such as dizziness, nausea and threatened convulsions be absent, their supervention is soon to be anticipated, and the immediate induction of premature labor is indicated, without waiting until the life as well as the sight of the patient is in danger. 3. In neuro-retinitis the induction of premature labor is not only justifiable but urgently demanded. In some instances it is...
Pagina 139 - ... impossible for a country physician's income to sustain his investing in costly instruments and as a result many simple cases, such as retention of urine, foreign bodies in nose or throat, deep-seated abscesses, etc., all of which could be relieved at once with the proper instruments, must either die from the immediate cause or from the effects of time lost in seeking...
Pagina 319 - ... early for one month ; recommending a Turkish bath twice a week. When the disease has developed I would prescribe the hyposulphite every hour or every two hours, with vapor or dry hot-air baths, or prolonged warm-water baths containing some hyposulphite in solution. The hypodermic injection might also be tried, especially if the patient is unable to swallow.
Pagina 144 - It is estimated that 85% of all cancer is caused by smoking, by chemicals in the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink and substances we are exposed to at work.
Pagina 154 - ... and acute joint rheumatism relief often follows a single rubbing, while this is the rule in acute muscular rheumatism. The pain of gout disappears, the shining red skin becoming quickly wrinkled. A beginning mastitis or panaritis is always aborted, or if fully developed the pain is much relieved.
Pagina 96 - Brieger1 of Berlin, obtained from pure cultures of the Eberth bacillus, a ptomaine which in Guinea-pigs produced a slight flow of saliva, frequency of respiration, dilatation of the pupils, profuse diarrhoea, paralysis and death within from twenty-four to forty-eight hours. Post mortem examination showed the heart in systole, the lungs hypersemic, • and the intestines contracted and pale. This substance Brieger considers the special poison of typhoid fever, and calls it typhotoxine, and it may...
Pagina 414 - We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best...

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