Reports, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1875 - Medicine
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Page 164 - Wel knew he the olde Esculapius, And Deiscorides, and eek Rufus; Old Ypocras, Haly, and Galien; Serapion, Razis, and Avicen; Averrois, Damascien, and Constantyn; Bernard, and Gatesden, and Gilbertyn."* Of his diete mesurable** was he, For it was of no superfluitee, But of greet norissing and digestible.
Page 217 - Scandinavia by the runes, which appear towards the end of the second or at the beginning of the third century of our era.
Page xxxii - If it has led to the readiest discernment and the highest skill, and formed the consummate practitioner, why need it go further ? But what if humanity shall warm it? Then this interest, this excitement, this intellectual pleasure, is exalted into a principle, and invested with a moral motive, and passes into the heart. What if it be carried still further ? What if religion should animate it ? Why, then happy indeed is that man whose mind, whose moral nature, and whose spiritual being, are all harmoniously...
Page xxxi - Ay, indeed it is ; a greater, far greater interest than ever painter or sculptor took in the form and beauties of its health. "Whence comes this interest? At first, perhaps, it seldom comes naturally : a mere sense of duty must engender it ; and still, for a while, a mere sense of duty must keep it alive.
Page 93 - ... can be exposed in the human body, the tourniquet is now to be unscrewed, and the bleeding, if the wound did not bleed before, leads to the spot where the artery is injured. The knife may be applied perpendicularly to the fascia, and the artery laid...
Page xxxii - ... a skill in the use of remedies. And the skill may exalt the interest, and the interest may improve the skill, until, in process of time, experience forms the consummate practitioner. " But does the interest of attending the sick necessarily stop here ? The question may seem strange. If it has led to the readiest discernment and the highest skill, and...
Page xxxii - In entering this place, even this vast hospital, where there is many a significant, many a wonderful thing, you shall take me along with you, and I will be your guide. But it is by your own eyes, and your ears and your own minds, and (I may add) by your own hearts, that you must observe, and learn, and profit. I can only point to the objects, and say little else than
Page 13 - Davis removed with a pair of long dressing forceps fifty-nine pieces of bone, the accompanying discharge being very offensive. On the following day twentyseven additional pieces were removed, and one came away subsequently, making a total of eighty-seven. Each of the three manipulations took from two to three hours, during which she was kept under chloroform.
Page 209 - that in all the cases, or most of the cases in which abscess of the liver and dysentery are associated, the former disease is the consequence of the latter...
Page 171 - ... and commencement of Inflammation. emigrate in numbers from both the capillaries and the veins forming in great measure, if not altogether, the pus with which DISTINCTION BETWEEN CONGESTION AND INFLAMMATION. 447 we are familiar as one of the products of inflammation. After the pinch, then, we have had merely congestion; after the caustic, inflammation. But in both we have had a similar dilatation in the calibre of the vessels, a similar increase in the velocity of the circulation. Where, then,...

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