The New England Medical Gazette, Volume 16

Medical Gazette Publishing Company, 1881

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Pagina 340 - I never allow any insane person to be punished by blows or other painful corporeal inflictions, since there can be no punishment where there is no sense of responsibility, and since such patients only deserve our pity and cannot be improved, but must be rendered worse by such treatment.
Pagina 384 - But, as Dr. Roberts points out, in order to make this ferment operative, it must not be taken after a meal is over. Rather it should be added to the various forms of milk porridge or puddings before they are taken into the mouth. About this there exists no difficulty. Maltine is a molasseslike matter and mixes readily with the milk, gruel, etc., without interfering either with its attractiveness of appearance, or its toothsomenesg; indeed, its sweet taste renders the gruel, etc., more palatable.
Pagina 29 - Gamgee to cut a piece of flannel about nine inches square and secure it by ligature round the mouth of an ordinary tumbler, so as to leave a' cup-shaped depression of flannel within the tumbler to about half its depth. In the flannel cup so...
Pagina 287 - The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep; No more; and by a sleep to say we end The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks That flesh is heir to, 't is a consummation Devoutly to be wish'd. To die, to sleep; To sleep; perchance to dream: ay, there 's the rub; For in that sleep of death what dreams may come When we have shuffled off this mortal coil, Must give us pause.
Pagina 128 - The expression of the countenance is mind visible. Bad news weakens the action of the heart, oppresses the lungs, destroys appetite, stops digestion, and partially suspends all the functions of the system. An emotion of shame flushes the face ; fear blanches it ; joy illuminates it, and an instant thrill electrifies a million nerves.
Pagina 379 - In a word, the highest and best qualities of medical art and science must be put in practice, with foresight and discretion, for the treatment of an eczema.
Pagina 165 - Hahnemann's sober teaching, the use of the pure undiluted tinctures, was a far better guide to heal the sick than Hahnemann 'drunk' with mysticism, calling for the exclusive use of infinitesimal doses.
Pagina 315 - A System of Surgery, Theoretical and Practical, in Treatises by Various Authors.
Pagina 128 - Upon seeing his army give way, he leaped from the litter, rallied his panic stricken troops, rolled back the tide of battle, shouted victory, and died. The door-keeper of Congress expired upon hearing of the surrender of Cornwallis. Eminent public speakers have often died...
Pagina 288 - Gave it instantly and strictly up. Found, after long months, that I might as well have ridden sixty miles in the opposite direction, and poured my sorrows into the long, hairy ear of the first jackass I came upon, as into this select medical man's, whose name I will not mention.

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