A Second Essay on Burns, in which an Attempt is Made to Refute the Opinions of Mr. Earle and Sir W. Farquhar Lately Advanced on the Supposed Benefit of the Application of Ice in Such Accidents: With Cases and Communications Confirming the Principles and Practice Brought Forward in a Former Essay ...

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E. Walker, 1800 - Burns - 117 pages
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Page 82 - decidedly of opinion, that the praftice of applying immediately to burns the fpirit of turpentine, is the beft I have ever yet feen adopted, as the procefs to fuppuration is in general more rapid, and thofe irregular marks or feams found after other applications are not to be met with after the turpentine ; neither is the fkin fo
Page 36 - that fire applied to any part of the human body does remain united to it for a time, I am not certain ; but fuch appears to me to be the fact, and this opinion,
Page 114 - thin, and in great quantity, attended with much pain. Prepared chalk, finely powdered, is ordered to be fprinkled on all the fores, covering it with cerat. e lap. calamin. fpread on rags. He is to take five grains of calomel at night, and to have a purge in the morning.
Page 37 - of their organization, and if gradually applied, the extent of the fcale is greater. Man will exift from zero to two hundred and fixty degrees of Fahrenheit's thermometer; though rapid changes much within that range will deftroy him. Such is his glafly eflence, that it appears
Page 6 - in general confine their efforts to a few points, fcience would make a more rapid progrefs, though there might be lefs brilliancy attached to individuals. It is by a divifion of labor that perfection is to be attained in the
Page 112 - feverely burnt of any patient who ever came .under my care. " Nothing had been done to him before I faw him, as he had only juft been brought home. He had frequent
Page 39 - will begin. Now as I think it will be granted that parts cannot be reftored, thofe which we have to take care of muft clafs under the head of parts with increafed
Page 113 - Terebinth at his own requeft, from the relief he thought he felt from it. I gave him fixty drops of laudanum in a little fpirit and water, to be taken at bed-time.
Page 113 - a tolerable night : I removed the plafters, and found fome flight appearances of fuppuration, particularly on the face, where a lardaceous appearance had taken place, but of a black colour from the
Page 38 - me my finger. When caloric combines with any fubftance, a chemical union takes place; and when this is done with the •living animal fibre, it is at the expence of a

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