The Eclectic Medical Journal, Volume 15

Wm. Phillips and Company, 1856

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Pagina 494 - Repeat these movements deliberately and perseveringly, fifteen times only in a minute. (When the patient lies on the thorax, this cavity is compressed by the weight of the body, and expiration takes place. When he is turned on the side, this pressure...
Pagina 494 - ... 2. Send with all speed for medical aid, and for articles of clothing, blankets, &c. 3. Place the patient gently on the face, with one arm under the forehead, so that any fluids may flow from the throat and mouth; and, without loss of time, — I.
Pagina 257 - It is a melancholy truth, that, among the variety of actions which men are daily liable to commit, no less than a hundred and sixty have been declared, by act of parliament, to be felonies without benefit of clergy ; or, in other words, to be worthy of instant death.
Pagina 176 - He has no choice but to be submissive to this action taken upon him." "He'll have this fellow doing everything he wants him to, he's told what to do, when to do it, and how to do it— no will of his own, like a puppet on a string.
Pagina 37 - Gazette gives the result of numerous experiments with roasted coffee, proving that it is the most powerful means, not only of rendering animal and vegetable effluvia innocuous, but of actually destroying them. A room in which meat in an advanced • degree of decomposition had been kept for some time, was instantly deprived of all smell, on an open coffee roaster, being carried through it, containing a pound of coffee newly roasted.
Pagina 223 - Malvaceae produce from 15 to 20 per cent paper pulp. Stalks of beans, peas, hops, buckwheat, potatoes, heather, broom, and many other plants contain from 10 to 20 per cent of fibre, — but their extraction and bleaching present difficulties which will probably prevent their use. The straws of the...
Pagina 85 - But after mixing the venom with aqua ammonia, or spirits of turpentine, or oil of peppermint, or of cinnamon, or of cloves, or with nitric or sulphuric acid, it still seemed to act with undiminished energy. It is best preserved, however, for future use, by trituration with refined sugar or sugar of milk. A very fine large cotton-mouth snake, being captured by putting a shoestring around him, became excessively ferocious, striking at even the crack of a small riding whip. Finding himself a prisoner...
Pagina 144 - Finally, they reach the snow-capped Andes, and here is wrung from them the last particle of moisture that that very low temperature can extract. Reaching the summit of that range, they now tumble down as cool and dry winds on the Pacific slopes beyond. Meeting with no evaporating surface, and with no temperature colder than that to which they were subjected...
Pagina 494 - Substitute for the patient's wet clothing, if possible, such other covering as can be instantly procured, each bystander supplying a coat or cloak, etc.
Pagina 490 - ... habit of handling affected meat, The instances in which the human body is affected with the Cysticercus, or other cystic entozoa, though not very rare, are by no means so frequent as the tape-worm ; but they are much more serious in their effects, more obscure in their origin, and in the meantime, more difficult to prevent. Scarcely any attention has yet been given to the source from which the various cystic entozoa infesting the human body may have derived their origin ; but the observations...

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