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Page 487 - The operation was performed in the following manner: an incision was made along the linea alba, commencing above the umbilicus, and extending two or three inches below it, being in all about five inches in extent. The bowels being protruded through the wound, that portion involved in the stricture came into view. It was found to be in the
Page 178 - are ; 1st, a current-like motion of the blood, (instead of its natural equable movement,) tending to produce corresponding vibrations in the sides of the cavities or arteries through which it is moving; and 2nd, a diminished tension of the parietes of the arteries or cavities themselves, in consequence of which,
Page 488 - so extraordinary, both from the age and sex of the patient and the nature of the operation, led to the invitation of several scientific gentlemen to witness the operation of this day. We subjoin the history of the seance of the 30th of June, at which Professor
Page 384 - is only taken once in a life-time, and that a second attack of typhus does not occur more frequently than a second attack of small-pox, and, judging - from my own experience, less frequently than a second attack of measles, or scarlet fever. It
Page 453 - the whole subject of phrenology appears to me of far too much importance, to be discussed without the most rigid and impartial examination of the immense body of facts adduced in support of it; and this I have not hitherto had leisure to undertake.
Page 171 - When no other supposition will account for the appearances, the hypothesis is no longer gratuitous ; and it constantly happens, that an inference drawn from an imperfect induction, and which would be on that state of the facts, unauthorized because equivocal, and not the only supposition on which the facts could be explained, becomes legitimate on a further induction, whereby we
Page 51 - extensive and fatal inflammation may be going on with every variety in the pulse; it may be frequent and small, it may be frequent and full, or it may be little above the natural standard through the whole course of the disease." " That extensive inflammation may go on without vomiting and without constant pain;
Page 385 - in, labouring under bronchitis, pneumonia, erysipelas, and other local inflammatory affections. I found by experience, that when the latter class of patients were sent to the convalescent ward, where they necessarily mixed with the others, almost all those who had not a previous attack of typhous fever were
Page 122 - as long as any symptom of the disease is perceived. It effectually relieves the unpleasant feelings, while it enables the patient to take walking exercise, which is so essentially necessary to the relief or cure of the disease. By this simple means, in conjunction with the use of cold bathing, and of appropriate constitutional treatment, Dr.
Page 487 - The bowel was grasped above and below the point of obstruction, and after several efforts of considerable force, the adhesion gave way. The exertion necessary to break up the attachments, it was feared, might lacerate the intestine; but no such accident followed. The bowel strangulated was of a dark, livid