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abdomen abscess absorbents action adhesions administered admitted affected antimonial aorta appearance applied arsenic artery bladder bleeding blister blood were taken body bowels brain bronchiae calomel cavity CHAPTER chest chyle coagulable lymph complained considerable copious cough Culleni digitalis discharge disease distended dolor doses ducts dura mater effusion emetic evacuation Examination exciting exhibited existed expectoration extremely five grains fluid formed forty ounces frequently glands grains of calomel Haemoptysis healthy heart Hydrocephalus hydrothorax induced Infirmary inflammation inflammatory intestines irritation labouring larynx leeches liver lungs medicine membrane mercurial muscles nausea night observed operation opium organ ounces of blood pain passed patient pericranium pharynx phthisis pia mater produced pulmonary pulmonary artery pulse Pyrexia quantity of blood relieved remedies removal respiration saepe scrophulous seen serum sometimes stomach surface symptoms terminated thorax tion tongue trachea treatment tumor typhus ulceration urine vascular venesection ventricles vessels violent viscera
Page 52 - The appearances, which the parts exhibited upon dissection, afforded a satisfactory elucidation of the symptoms which existed during the life of the patient.
Page 113 - If the iris retain its contractile power, the patient will-generally recover, however overpowered his senses may be ; if, on the contrary, it remain in a state of extreme dilatation when a strong light is directed upon it, but a feeble hope of recovery must be entertained.
Page 185 - ... by the application of a blister to the pit of the stomach, and speaking of the infusion he observes, * we shall counteract its effects by endeavouring to obviate its nauseating tendency by brandy and water, &c.
Page 176 - Morbus ab externa, et plerumque evidente causa ; pyrexia ; dolor circa articulos, musculorum tractum sequens, genua et reliquos majores, potius quam pedum vel manuum articulos, infestans, calore externo auctus.
Page 113 - The paralysis, or immovable dilatation of the iris, is, for the most part attended with apoplectic stertor ; laboured and imperfect respiration ; and a slow, oppressed pulse. The power of the stomach is also lost, the strongest emetics being insufficient to excite it into action. Next to the insensibility of the iris, want of energy in the stomach indicates the greatest danger. Treatment. We must use all our efforts to excite vomiting. Ipecacuanha and sulphate of zinc or copper, in large doses, should...
Page 61 - This story may well be apocryphal, but its theme is reiterated in numbers of hospital accounts. Heroic therapy extended to bleeding patients with hemoptysis, the spitting up of blood from the lungs. James Bedingfield justified this practice in 1816, "We are often reduced to the alternative of taking blood from the arm or of allowing it to rush from the lungs. Which mode I would enquire is attended with the greater hazard and inconvenience to the patient?