The North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 11 (Google eBook)

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1831 - Medicine
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Page 505 - The Medical Formulary: Being a collection of prescriptions derived from the writings and practice of the most eminent physicians in America and Europe, to which is added an appendix, containing the usual dietetic preparations, and antidotes for poisons. The whole accompanied with a few
Page 401 - degree of fever, these events will give us the particular phenomena which are common to all the varieties of the disease. If we can further ascertain that these events invariably concur in a certain order, we shall have discovered what events bear to each other the relation of cause and effect. And the establishment of this relation of events,
Page 462 - horizontal and erect position. The greater the difference the greater is the debility of the patient; and, consequently, the more guarded must his medical attendant be in allowing him to sit for any length of time, particularly if the pulse, on
Page 505 - America and Europe, to which is added an appendix, containing the usual dietetic preparations, and antidotes for poisons. The whole accompanied with a few
Page 499 - in every region of the abdomen. Although it and the placenta are sometimes heard on the same side, and even in the same spot, yet usually they are on opposite sides; the foetal heart is generally perceived in one of the iliac regions, but unlike the placenta, it is not always heard in the same place, in the same
Page 461 - That the greatest difference occurs in patients labouring under fever, or in a debilitated state, in consequence of fever or any other cause. It may amount to thirty, forty, or even
Page 474 - strongly recommends the employment of " ipecacuanha in very large doses, for the purpose of relieving tenesmus and irritation, restoring a healthy state of the alvine evacuations, and in more remote stages of the disease, promoting the healing of intestinal ulcers." Mr T. acknowledges that ipecacuanha has long been employed in the cure of intestinal
Page 400 - the indications by which their existence may be known? 6. What is the external noxious agent or agents, or the exciting cause or causes of the disease? 7. What is the particular remedy, or the particular combination of remedies, which is best adapted to each state of each organ? Dr Smith
Page 218 - has employed is either to conceal the caustic in a silver tube precisely on the principle of its application in strictures, or to use a solution of the nitrate, in the proportion of three grains to the ounce of water, gradually increasing the strength
Page 220 - acetate of morphia on the first accession of pain, and to continue this proportion every half hour, whilst it was violent. The second dose afforded her very great relief, without in the least suppressing the discharge," and at the time Dr B. was writing she took the morphia at every monthly period, with the same advantage. Nor

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