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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy
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Page 267 - INSANITY. Its Classification, Diagnosis and Treatment ; a Manual for Students and Practitioners of Medicine.
Page 263 - College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York ; Surgeon to the New York Dispensary, Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases ; Fellow of the American Academy of Medicine ; Member of the New York JJermatologlcal Society, the American Dermatologlcal Association, etc.
Page 17 - ... of those portions of the brain through which peripheral irritations are perceived. The patients do not exactly feel, see, and hear more sharply than ordinarily, but they are annoyed by irritations far weaker than such as usually annoy them. Light troubles them ; a slight sound, or an insignificant irritation of the nerves of touch, excites disagreeable feelings. Morbid excitation (which must not be identified with increased...
Page 266 - ... could they become neurasthenic. They do not belong to the type out of which neurasthenia is born, either mentally or physically. Many of them are unintellectual, phlegmatic, and intolerably indolent, and are pleased at a diagnosis which touches the nerves rather than the stomach, bowels and liver. Instead of rest, quiet and soothing draughts. they need mental and physical activity, less rather than more food, depletion rather than repletion.
Page 221 - Her sleep was remarkably profound, and had all the characters of complete insensibility, with the exception of a feeble respiration, and a weak but regular movement of the pulse. The most singular fact connected with her remains to be mentioned. When the disorder had lasted six months, and then ceased, she had an interval of perfect health for the same length of time. When it lasted one year, the subsequent interval was of equal duration. The affection at last wore gradually away ; and she lived,...
Page 263 - Association, etc. The large experience and reputation of Dr. Fox in this department eminently qualify him for the preparation of so important a work. As Surgeon to the Skin and Venereal Department of the New York Dispensary, where upward of five thousand cases are treated annually, he has had ample amount of clinical material from which to select cases. He has had access to and selected from several thousand negatives, taken from patients in Bellevue and Charity Hospitals. He has also drawn from...
Page 266 - Diseases in the University of the City of New York ; Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, etc.
Page 17 - These, then, are the nerves which are of chief interest to our present inquiry. Nerves of this class accompany blood-vessels, and when we observe the large amount of these vessels, the brain and its membranes being more liberally supplied with blood than any other organ (the quantity being computed as one-fifth of the blood of the whole body), we might, without searching further, feel convinced that there must be a corresponding supply of ganglionic nerves; but the minute examination of modern anatomists...
Page 7 - By J. Leonard Corning, MA, MD, Consultant in Nervous Diseases to St. Francis Hospital ; Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine ; Member of the New York Neurological Society ; etc. With an Appendix. Eye Strain, a Cause of Headache.