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The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half ..., Delen 13-14
Volledige weergave - 1846
The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half ..., Volume 115
Volledige weergave - 1897
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Pagina 48 - ... was not followed by any remedial effect ; but from Cocoa-nut oil results were obtained almost as decided as from the oil of the liver of the cod, and the author believes it may turn out to be a useful substitute. The oil employed was a pure cocoa oleine, obtained by pressure from crude cocoa-nut oil, as expressed in Ceylon and the Malabar coast from the Copperah or dried cocoa-nut kernel, and refined by being treated with an alkali and then repeatedly washed with distilled water.
Pagina 49 - It burns with a faint blue flame, showing a comparatively small proportion of carbon, and is undrying. The analysis of the blood was conducted by Mr. Dugald Campbell. The whole quantity abstracted having been weighed, the coagulum was drained on bibulous paper for four or five hours, weighed, and divided into two portions. One portion was weighed and then dried in a wateroven, to determine the water ; the other was macerated in cold water until it became...
Pagina 23 - One of these is, that triple combination which is so common, especially in private practice, where the patient has chronic bronchitis, a weak and irregular heart, and congestion and enlargement of the liver.
Pagina 228 - This done, the negative pole of a pile is brought into contact with the sides of the bathing-tub, and the positive pole placed in the hands of the patient. The work of purification is now in full activity ; the electrical current precipitates itself through the body of the sufferer, penetrates into the depth of his bones, pursues in all the tissues every particle of metal, seizes it, restores its primitive form, and, chasing it out of the organism, deposits it on the sides of the tub, where it becomes...
Pagina 91 - ... which may be from a quarter of a drachm to a drachm, or upwards, according to the capacity of the tube; then, holding the tube in one hand, near its open extremity, and having the thumb in readiness to cover the aperture...
Pagina 301 - That if after the respiration has ceased, and while the heart is still in action, chloroform continues to be absorbed into the system, its movements may become impaired or cease — the chloroform in such case acting directly upon the heart. 4th. That if artificial respiration be resorted to before the cardiac contractions are seriously affected, and be properly maintained for a sufficient period, the respiratory functions may be re-established.
Pagina 291 - As the aperture is necessarily the size of the finger which produces it, if the stone be large some other dilating power must be employed in addition to the dilating effect of the forceps and stone combined ; for this purpose...
Pagina 19 - ... fever. They are usually set down as pneumonia, typhoid pneumonia by some. Now, the name itself would be of little moment if its adoption did not lead to errors in practice. And, although it cannot be affirmed with certainty that in none of these cases is there pneumonia, yet we have good grounds...
Pagina 46 - He afterwards gave a table of fifty-one cases of acute rheumatism; and of each patient the following particulars are noted:—The age, occupation, hereditary predisposition; the number and causes of attack; the symptoms before admission ; the symptoms during treatment ; the nature of treatment; and the duration of the disease. From these cases the following deductions are made, viz: that in twenty males the duration of the disease under treatment averaged between six and seven days, and the total...
Pagina 219 - From these cases he drew the following conclusions : — . 1. In none of the cases of ovarian dropsy treated with iodine injections after tapping has he yet seen any considerable amount of local pain follow the injection, with one exception ; in most instances no pain at all is felt ; and in none has constitutional irritation or fever ensued. In the...