A Manual of Clinical Medicine and Physical Diagnosis

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Henry C. Lea, 1871

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Page 41 - Mind], and a proper Person to be taken charge of, and detained under Care and Treatment, and that I have formed this opinion upon the following grounds, viz.
Page 73 - From the angle to the end of the brush, the instrument should measure from an inch and a half to two inches and a half, and from the angle to the handle from four to five inches.
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Page 102 - We are all familiar with the fact that in typhus fever, for example, the patient will bear a very large quantity of alcohol without being affected by it, just as in tetanus and hydrophobia scarcely any amount of opium will tranquillize the nervous system. So, again, there are some few persons with constitutions so insensible to the action of mercury, that no quantity will affect their gums or increase the secretion of the salivary glands ; while others, on the contrary, are so susceptible that it...

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