Gaillard's Medical Journal, Volume 89, Issue 6 (Google eBook)

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1908 - Medicine
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Page iv - The value of senna as a laxative is well known to the medical • profession, but to the physician accustomed to the ordinary senna preparations the gentle yet efficient action of the pure laxative principles correctly obtained and scientifically combined with a pleasant aromatic syrup of...
Page xxiii - In a Pleasant Aromatic Vehicle. A Vitalizing Tonic to the Reproductive System. SPECIALLY VALUABLE IN PROSTATIC TROUBLES OF OLD MEN-IRRITABLE BLADDERCYSTITIS URETHRITIS PRE-SEN I LITY.
Page iv - ... most eminent living authorities. The method of manufacture is known to us only, but we have always informed the profession fully as to its component parts. It is, therefore, not a secret remedy, and we make no empirical claims for it. The value of senna as a laxative is too well known to physicians to call for any special comment, but in this scientific age it is important to get it in its best and most acceptable form and of the choicest quality, which we are enabled to offer in Syrup of Figs...
Page xxii - ... immediate relief is afforded by the use of this combination, and the relief is not merely temporary and palliative, but in very many cases curative. Muscular spasm is often controlled by antikamnia and codeine tablets.
Page iv - Figs is a delightful revelation and, in order that the name of the laxative combination may be more fully descriptive of it, we have added to the name Syrup of Figs "and Elixir of Senna," so that its full title now is "Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna.
Page 182 - While I continue to keep this oath inviolate, may it be granted to me to enjoy life and the practice of the art, respected by all men in all times, but should I trespass and violate this oath, may the reverse be my lot.
Page 210 - ... wasting diseases, as well as in rickets, scrofula and marasmus it is of the greatest importance that a remedy be selected which will quickly check the pathological condition, and restore the organism to the normal without producing digestive or other functional disturbances. Cod liver oil has always stood first in the category of remedies calculated to bring about this desirable result, but unfortunately its peculiar odor and taste are features which are quite often objectionable to patients....
Page 198 - DISEASES AND SYPHILIS.— By Edgar G. Ballenger, MD, Lecturer on GenitoUrinary Diseases, Syphilis and Urinalysis, Atlanta School of Medicine; Editor Journal-Record of Medicine; GenitoUrinary Surgeon to Presbyterian Hospital, Atlanta, Ga. ; with 86 illustrations; 276 pages.
Page xxiv - GRAIN EACH OF GEN. IMP. EX. CANNABIS IND. AND HYOSCIAM.-IS THE ONLY HYPNOTIC THAT HAS STOOD THE TEST FOR THIRTY YEARS IN EVERY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD. ECTHOL IODIA PAPINE BATTLE & CO., co8%ST, Louis, Mo.
Page xxii - We meet with many cases in practice suffering intensely from pain, where from an idiosyncrasy or some other reason it is not advisable to give morphine or opium by the mouth, or morphine...

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