Quarterly Epitome of American Practical Medicine and Surgery, Volume 3

W. A. Townsend, 1882

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Pagina 145 - A Treatise on the Diseases of Infancy and Childhood. By J. LEWIS SMITH, MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York.
Pagina 199 - The physician who administers an anaesthetic should attend to that part of the business and nothing else. He should have examined the heart and lungs beforehand. He should have the patient in the reclining position, with his clothes loose, so as not to interfere with respiration ; should have his rat-tooth forceps, nitrite of amyl and ammonia, and know their uses, and when to use them and how to perform artificial respiration.
Pagina 571 - The Change of Life in Health and Disease. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases incidental to Women at the Decline of Life.
Pagina 445 - ... freely ; he soon becomes flushed and both his pulse and respiration are much accelerated, and when he feels warm...
Pagina 262 - If the glass drainage tube acts perfectly, there is no offensive odor to the discharge, and the temperature does not rise above 100į ; the tube is in no way interfered with until the ninth day, when the stitches are removed. If, on the other hand, the tube does not appear to perform its function satisfactorily, it is manipulated so as to cause it to drain all parts of the cavity, and warm carbolized water is freely injected through it every eight hours. On the ninth day, when the stitches are removed,...
Pagina 262 - ... varied in size from that of a hen's egg to that of a duck's egg or a little larger.
Pagina 546 - In grown persons almost any strength may be used. All ages will bear a stronger solution in the ear than in the eye. The application should be repeated as often as may be necessary. Usually a few applications will stop the pain. In acute suppurative inflammation of the middle ear, and acute inflammation of the external meatus, atropia will only slightly palliate the suffering, but in the recurring nocturnal ear-aches of children it is practically a specific.
Pagina 38 - In several cases of chronic inflammation of the nasal and pharyngeal cavities, giving rise to offensive discharge, Dr. Poore has found decided benefit result from the use of a stimulant and antiseptic snuff having the following formula: biborate of soda, nitrate of bismuth, of each one drachm; disulphate of quinine, ten grains; iodoform, five grains. This snuff has the effect of stopping the fetor and greatly diminishing the amout of discharge from the nostrils.
Pagina 262 - ... and the mamma being completely exposed, a semicircular line is drawn, with pen and ink, exactly in the fold which is created by the fall of the organ upon the thorax. This line encircles the lower half of the breast at its junction with the trunk. As soon as it has dried the patient is...
Pagina 147 - In many parts of England a weight of more than ten tons of dry earth annually passes through their bodies and is brought to the surface on each acre of land...

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