Clinical Lectures on Pulmonary Consumption

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Lindsay and Blakiston, 1854 - 239 pagina's
 

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Pagina 200 - Those who love not their fellow-beings live unfruitful lives, and prepare for their old age a miserable grave. ' The good die first, And those whose hearts are dry as summer dust, Burn to the socket !
Pagina 205 - For he breaketh me with a tempest, And multiplieth my wounds without cause. He will not suffer me to take my breath, But filleth me with bitterness.
Pagina 28 - As to the motion of the parts one amongst another, to their becoming sensible, they require either that their motions be increased, or that the organ be made more nice and powerful to sensate and distinguish them as they are ; for the doing of both which I think it is not impossible but that in many cases there may be helps found.
Pagina 28 - ... that, as the thinking them impossible cannot much improve my knowledge, so the believing them possible may perhaps be an occasion of taking notice of such things as another would pass by without regard as useless.
Pagina 27 - ... who knows, I say, but that it may be possible to discover the motions of the internal parts of bodies, whether animal, vegetable, or mineral, by the sound they make, that one may discover the works performed in the several offices and shops of a man's body, and thereby discover what instrument or engine is out of order...
Pagina 28 - ... taking notice of such things as another would pass by without regard, as useless. And somewhat more of encouragement I have also from experience, that I have been able to hear very plainly the beating of a man's heart; and it is common to hear the motion of the wind to and fro in the guts and other small vessels: the stopping in the lungs is easily discovered by the wheezing...
Pagina 169 - ... with which it corresponds with the curve of the gingival border. This mark is, in some patients, a mere streak — in others, a margin, sometimes more than a line in breadth. In the most decided cases, this margin is of a vermilion tint, inclining to lake. * * As a general rule, the line is most distinct around the incisor teeth, but it is frequently apparent also round the molars.
Pagina 27 - There may also be a possibility,' writes Hooke, ' of discovering the internal motions and actions of bodies by the sound they make. Who knows but that, as in a watch, we may hear the beating of the balance, and the running of the wheels, and the striking of the hammers, and the grating of the teeth, and multitudes of other noises ; who knows, I say, but that it may be possible to discover the motions of the internal parts of bodies, whether animal, vegetable, or mineral, by the sound they make...
Pagina 55 - ... should be deprecated, and that, as a general rule, it is better to moderate this symptom by producing determination to other organs, than- to employ direct astringents. You will find great benefit in many cases from the administration of a dose of calomel or mercurial pill, with henbane, followed by the use of half-drachm doses of sulphate of magnesia with diluted sulphuric acid, administered twice a day.
Pagina 59 - ... efficiently when allowed to dissolve in the mouth than when taken in mixture. The following prescription is appropriate for this purpose : Take of powdered gum arabic and of white sugar, each three drachms ; powdered tragacanth, a drachm and a half; alum, two drachms; catechu, three drachms; rose-water, as much as sufficient for a mass to be formed into sixty lozenges. The most powerful of direct astringents in the treatment of urgent cases, is acetate of lead. You may give two grains for a dose...

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