The Retrospect of Medicine: Being a Half-yearly Journal, Containing a Retrospective View of Every Discovery and Practical Improvement in the Medical Sciences, Bind 59

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Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, 1869

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Side 100 - ... on the contrary, if the pulse be feeble or intermitting, the countenance pale, the lips livid, the skin cold, the swollen belly soft and fluctuating, or the anasarcous limbs readily pitting under the pressure of the finger, we may expect the diuretic effects to follow in a kindly manner.
Side 325 - SHOE: Your lordship may please to feel what you think fit, but that shoe does not hurt you. I think I understand my trade!
Side 158 - That in torsion the twist in the cellular coat of an artery, the division and subsequent retraction, incurvation, and adhesion of the middle' coat, and the coagulation of the blood in the vessel down to the first branch...
Side 62 - I yet seen delirium or hallucinations. The pupils are dilated, and contract very sluggishly under the influence of a strong light ; the sensibility of the conjunctiva is so deadened that a finger may be passed with impunity...
Side 270 - ... there is one medicine which you may find very valuable, and that is opium, especially in all the earlier painful stages of carbuncle, in which it relieves the suffering as thoroughly as incisions, or anything I know. After the early stages, even that is unnecessary, except for some patient who may be unable to sleep. But there is one measure in the treatment of carbuncle which is seldom employed, and yet is of great importance, and that is letting the patient have very free air- The general idea...
Side xviii - As might be expected, the results of aconite are most apparent when the inflammation is not extensive, or not very severe, as in the catarrh of children, or in tonsillitis, or in acute sore throat.
Side 19 - I mean a plan of treatment in which alkalies play an important part, but which consists not only in the administration of alkalies, but in the careful regulation of the secretions, the strictest attention to diet, and the administration of tonics, such as quinine and bark, as soon as the patient can bear them.
Side xvi - ... pain, and of giving better control of the bladder and bowels, we are able to do a great deal to alleviate the suffering of a class of patients whom we have not been able to materially benefit heretofore. My method of administering this treatment is as follows: beginning with a dose of...
Side 270 - You noticed in the man whom I showed you just now the spots of acne and boils around the edges of the carbuncle. This points out the necessity of care, which I suppose had not been taken there, to keep the surface of the skin adjacent to the carbuncle perfectly dry, and free from any contact with the discharge...
Side 265 - I cut it after the most approved fashion in depth and length and width, and then it spread. After two or three days more all the newly-formed part was cut as freely as the first, and then it spread again, and again it was cut as freely. Then it spread again, and was not cut. Then, in a natural time, it ceased to spread, and all went on well.

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