A System of Practical Medicine, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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William Pepper, Louis Starr
Lea Brothers & Company, 1885 - Medicine
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Page 475 - Chinese potters had better command of their materials than in the latter part of the seventeenth and the early part of the eighteenth century.
Page 689 - Cellars, yards, stables, gutters, privies, cesspools, water-closets, drains, sewers, etc., should be frequently and liberally treated with copperas solution. The copperas solution is easily prepared by hanging a basket containing about sixty pounds of copperas in a barrel of water.
Page 689 - Close the room as tightly as possible, place the sulphur in iron pans supported by bricks placed in wash-tubs containing a little water; set it on fire by hot coals, or with the aid of a spoonful of alcohol, and allow the room to remain closed for twenty-four hours.
Page 689 - Fumigation with sulphur is the only practical method for disinfecting the house. For this purpose the rooms to be disinfected must be vacated. Heavy clothing, blankets, bedding, and other articles which cannot be treated with zinc solution should be opened and exposed during fumigation, as directed below.
Page 172 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Page 688 - Disinfection is the destruction of the poisons of infectious and contagious diseases. Deodorizers, or substances which destroy smells, are not necessarily disinfectants, and disinfectants do not necessarily have an odor.
Page 280 - Agglutinins begin to appear in the blood serum about the end of the first, or the beginning of the second, week of the disease, with low titers of 1:20 to 1:40.
Page 180 - ... oxygen of permanganate consumed, etc., as permissible or not. Distinctions drawn by the application of such standards are arbitrary, and may be misleading.
Page 688 - DISINFECTANTS TO BE EMPLOYED. 1. Roll sulphur (brimstone) for fumigation. 2. Sulphate of iron (copperas) dissolved in water in the proportion of one and a half pounds to the gallon : for soil, sewers, etc.
Page 246 - Stockhalder, the mountain at the foot of which the spring supplying Lausen rises, is a side Valley called the Furlenthal, traversed by a stream, the Furlenbach, which joins the Ergolz just below Lausen, the Stockhalder occupying the fork of the valleys. The Furlenthal contained six farm-houses, which were supplied with drinking-water, not from the Furlenbach, but by a spring rising on the opposite side of the valley to the Stockhalder. Now, there was reason to believe that, under certain circumstances,...

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