The Epitome: A Monthly Retrospect of American Practical Medicine and Surgery, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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W. A. Townsend., 1884 - Medicine
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Containing a retrospective view of every discovery and practical improvement in the medical sciences, abstracted from the current medical journals of the United States and Canada.
  

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Contents

On the Action of Infused Beverages on Pep
50
The Diet in Brights Disease Dr Charles W Purdy
56
The Comparative Value of the Newer Tests
61
Compound Articular Fracture Dr Lewis A Stimson
62
Potts Disease Dr Charles E Webster
68
Antiseptic Dressingsat the New York Hospital Dr Robert F Weir
74
Glanders in Man Dr J D Arnold
80
Cancer of the Rectum Prof Trelat
86
Abdominal Section in GunShot Wounds
87
Observations on Hydrocele Dr Robert Abbe
98
The Treatment of Diseases of the Ear
104
Urticaria Dr Me Call Anderson
108
Antiseptic Obstetrical Methods Dr W W Jaggard
116
The Elastic Ligature for the Umbilical Cord Dr John J Reid
122
Ovariotomy in Old Age Dr J E Janvrin
128
Chorea and Rheumatism Ed Medical Record
134
ADDENDA
137
EDITORIAL
143
PRACTICAL MEDICINE
147
Influence of the Mind upon the Body Dr Daniel Hack Tuke
148
Etiology of Typhoid Fever Dr Edward G Janeway
153
Delirium Tremens Dr Jno B Stonehouse
160
Apoplexy and Aphasia in a Boy Ten Years Old Dr Talbot Jones
167
Germicides and Tuberculosis Ed N 0 Med Surg Jour
173
Chronic Nasal Catarrh Dr George M Lefferts
179
Rupture of the Heart Dr C C Wyehoff
181
DyspepsiaFlatulenceGastralgia Dr Roberts Bartholow
187
The Prognosis in Chronic Brights Disease Dr Edicard T Bruen liil
193
Nitroglycerine and the Chloride of Gold
194
Seven Common Surgical Follies Dr John B Roberts
199
The Philosophy of Manipulation in the
204
Anal Fissure in Tubercular Subjects Ed Medical News
210
Probable Transfixion of the Heart with
216
Experiments with Recently Recommended
222
Pulsatilla in Acute Epididymitis
224
Can a Man Affected with Syphilis Commu
230
AFFECTIONS OF THE
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Dr E L Keyes
242
Bleeding in Puerperal Eclampsia Ed Medical News
249
The Necessity of Primary Perineorrhaphy Dr Charles R Crandall
255
Dysmenorrhea Dr C D Palmer
261
The Treatment of Croup by Tracheotomy Dr JohnH Ripley
267
Single Symptoms in the Diagnosis of Dis
274
To Prevent Pitting in Smallpox Metl and Surg Rejmter
278
Dilatation of the Stomach Ed Medical News
324
Heemnglobinuria Med and Surg Reporter 884
334
Some Dangers and Disadvantages of Anaes
340
Treatment of Acute Abscess Dr Stephen Smith
348
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Prostatic Calculi
361
Syphilitic Iritis
372
AND DI8EABRS OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN
381
On the Immediate and Remote Effects
406
Remarks on Gynaecological Therapeutics Dr J 77 Emerson
412
Indigestion and Intestinal Catarrh in
418
Rupture of the Repaired Perinaeum at Sub
424
The S D Gross Professorship of Pathological Anatomy
428
PRACTICAL MEDICINE
433
What do we Know about Cholera? Dr Frank H Hamilton
439
An Editors Addition to the Therapeutics
445
Lesions of the Brain in the Insane
452
Muriate of Cocaine Dr F H Bosworth
458
Compressed and Rnrified Air in the Treat
461
Irrigation of the Stomach for Chronic Gas
467
On Albuminuria Sir Andrew Clark
474
Sayrcs Short Splint in Intracapsular Frac
480
Morbus Coxarius Dr Theo A McGraw
485
Burns and Scalds Med and Surg Reporter
491
ALIMENTARY ORGANS
498
URINARY AND GENERATIVE ORGANS
504
On the Treatment of Primary Syphilis Dr J L Teed
510
Preventable Blindness Dr Samnel Theobald
512
The Treatment of Acute Laryngeal Catarrh Ed Medical Age 46 0
513
Multiple Xanthoma Dr W A Hardaway
518
Antiseptics in Midwifery Dr Charles Jewett
524
The Management of the Placenta Dr J C Reeve
530
Is it Necessary to Permit Women to Suffer
536
Cold Water in Labor Dr William Trabert
537
Rapid Dilatation of the Uterine Canal Dr William Ooodell
543
Inversion of the Uterus Dr John C Reeve
549
Tapping as a Means of Diagnosis Dr C D Palmer
555
Incontinence of Urine in Children Dr Samuel S Adams
561
Therapeutic Use of Alcohol Dr Austin Flint
566
The Close of the Year
571
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Umbilical Hemorrhage
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Publishers Department
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Page 279 - ... remove the cork, and critically smell the air contained in the bottle. If it has any smell, and especially if the odor is in the least repulsive, the water should be rejected for domestic use. By heating the water to boiling, an odor is evolved sometimes that otherwise does not appear. Taste. Water fresh from the well is usually tasteless, even though it may contain a large amount of putrescible organic matter. Water for domestic use should be perfectly tasteless, and remain so even after it...
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Page 560 - In their comments on the cases, the committee remarked that "it is conclusively proved by Dr. Cory's experiments that it is possible for syphilis to be communicated in vaccination from a vaccine vesicle on a syphilitic person, notwithstanding that the operation be performed with the utmost care to avoid the admixture of the blood.
Page 304 - Miscellaneous. — Butter, cheese of all kinds, eggs cooked in all ways •except with flour or sugar, sauces without sugar, milk, or flour. Almonds, hazel-nuts, walnuts, cocoanuts. Tea or coffee with a little cream and without sugar. (Glycerine may be used instead of sugar if desired.) Moderately palatable ice-creams and...
Page 410 - The following conclusions to his paper are worthy of careful study: 1. The sometimes terrible effects of examinations or operations in the pelvis do not often, if ever, take place when there is not a perceptible predisposing inflammation. '2. The inflammation may be so slight as to be easily overlooked. 3. It may be an original condition, the sequence of an acute attack long gone by, or it may be the product of some immediately previous examination or operation, the effects of which have not subsided....
Page 282 - ... the fatty tissues of the body, including the brain and nerves. This tendency to emaciation and loss of weight is arrested by the regular use of HYDROLEINE, which may be discontinued when the usual average weight has been permanently regained.
Page 124 - It should not be given to complete anaesthesia except for operations, convulsions or spasms of the cervix, and then one person should devote his entire attention to it. 4. The inhalation should be stopped directly the pulse becomes weak or the respiration irregular. 5. Do not give it if there be grounds to fear a fatty or enfeebled cardiac wall.
Page 113 - ... now well understood in science demonstrate their necessity. Antiseptic injections, both vaginal and intra-uterine, are of great service when the indications for their use are clearly shown by local signs or general symptoms, but they cannot be recommended with safety as a routine practice on theoretical grounds, as, for obvious reasons, they may be most detrimental in retarding the cicatrization of lesions and the other processes of normal convalescence, and are otherwise sometimes dangerous.
Page 55 - ... should be steadily pursued, with occasional intermissions. Indigestion, gastralgia, and colic pains, nausea or diarrhoea, are occasionally caused by it, and if so, the quantity administered must be reduced. It is usually borne without any discomfort, but after prolonged administration, salivation, weakness, emaciation, trembling, and other nervous phenomena may possibly occur.
Page 559 - ... medical synecdoche. Children get their first teeth because they are at the same time getting a second stomach and second intestines. 10. The body of a child possesses such a degree of "acoustic transparency...

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