Transactions of the American Electro-therapeutic Association (Google eBook)

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American Electrotherapeutic Association., 1899 - Electrotherapeutics
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Page xxi - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page xxxiii - On motion, the Secretary was instructed to cast the ballot of the association for the election of these gentlemen, which he did, and they were declared duly elected.
Page 106 - ... and then stopped. It is nine months since the treatment was discontinued, and there has been no return of the trouble. The remaining five, which includes the girls, showed but slight improvement at the end of the fifth month of treatment, wetting nearly every night. During the next three months the improvement was gradual, and at the end of the eighth month they wet not oftener than twice a week. During the...
Page 168 - ... manifested in the flushed face, perspiring hands, dizziness, and perverted vision ? The neurasthenic is not only not well nourished, in the true sense of perfect nutrition, but he often suffers from toxic influences, which may be both a cause and a result of the undoubted malnutrition of the nerve cells. Our experience teaches us that there is no remedy to the effects of which there is a more varying degree of susceptibility; and especially with neurasthenics, a well kept record of cases will...
Page 182 - June 29th) relates the case of an engineer who remained exposed for an hour, at a distance of about three feet, to the rays given out by two connected arcs under a current of fifteen amperes. His situation is described as being in that part of the cone of rays where the light was least, but the chemical activity the greatest. Three hours afterward he felt a tingling in his eyes and soon presented all the symptoms of sunstroke, lachrymation, redness of the skin of the face and of the conjunctivse,...
Page 91 - ... in the constant current we have a means, more powerful than any other, of modifying the nutritive conditions of parts that are deeply situated.
Page 94 - ... the handle which connects it with the negative pole of the battery. The positive pole is connected with the patient's hand by means of an ordinary contact electrode. The battery should be supplied with a perfect rheostat and milliamperemeter. The bougie is passed through the tube in the usual manner, the tip being pushed forward until it is felt to be obstructed by the stricture. The current is then slowly turned on until from two to five milliamperes are used. It is never necessary to use more...
Page xxxviii - It was moved and carried that the Secretary be instructed to cast the ballot of the Association for the officers named and they were declared duly elected. Invitations from Cincinnati and Chicago for the 1918 meeting were read and the matter was referred to the Executive Committee. AW...
Page 182 - ... unsurpassed in flavor." Many of these experiments have been repeated in this country with similar results. The most important experiments were those conducted at the Cornell University Agricultural Station in 1889-90. The results obtained showed clearly 1. That the electric light may be used under such conditions as to make it fairly comparable to sunlight in its power to promote protoplasmic activity. 2. That the electric light acts as a tonic to plants, so that they are able to endure adverse...
Page xvi - The Vice-President shall assist the President in the performance of his duties, and, in his absence, preside over the meetings.

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