American Medical Times, Volume 2

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Page 215 - DUTIES OF THE PROFESSION TO THE PUBLIC, AND OF THE OBLIGATIONS OF THE PUBLIC TO THE PROFESSION. ART. I.—Duties of the profession to the public. 1. As good citizens, it is the duty of physicians to be ever vigilant for the welfare of the community, and to bear their part in sustaining its institutions and burdens...
Page 234 - Diagrams of the Nerves of the Human Body, exhibiting their Origin, Divisions, and Connexions, with their Distribution to the various Regions of the Cutaneous Surface, and to all the Muscles. By WILLIAM H.
Page 215 - ... on subjects of medical police, public hygiene, and legal medicine. It is their province to enlighten the public in regard to quarantine regulations — the location, arrangement, and dietaries of hospitals, asylums, schools, prisons, and similar institutions — in relation to the medical police of towns, as drainage, ventilation, &c. — and in regard to measures for the prevention of epidemic and contagious diseases...
Page 320 - tis no matter. Honor pricks me on. Yea, but how if honor prick me off when I come on? How then? Can honor set to a leg? No. Or an arm? No. Or take away the grief of a wound? No. Honor hath no skill in surgery, then? No. What is honor? A word. What is in that word honor? What is that honor? Air. A trim reckoning! Who hath it? He that died o
Page 116 - Mix the eggs with a little of the milk, and warm the butter with the other portion ; then stir the whole well together, adding a little nutmeg and ginger, or any other agreeable spice.
Page 258 - If they know where the person was slain ; whether it were in any house, field, bed, tavern, or company; and who were there. Likewise it is to be inquired who were culpable, either of the act or of the force ; and who were present, either men or women, and of what age soever they be (if they can speak, or have any discretion).
Page 221 - Practical Surgery," by Robt. Listen, Esq. Under the head of " Ulcerated Glottis," Mr. Listen says : " A view of the parts may be sometimes obtained by means of a speculum — such a glass as is used by dentists on a long stalk — previously dipped into hot water, introduced with its reflecting surface downward, and carried well into the fauces.
Page 221 - The method which I have adopted is very simple. It consists in placing a little mirror, fixed on a long handle suitably bent, in the throat of the person experimented on against the soft palate and uvula. The party ought to turn himself towards the sun, so that the luminous rays falling on the little mirror, may be reflected on the larynx. If the observer experiment on himself, he ought, by means of a second mirror, to receive the rays of the sun, and direct them on the mirror, which is placed against...
Page 202 - DR. INMAN, MRCP ON MYALGIA: ITS NATURE,'' CAUSES, AND TREATMENT; being a Treatise on Painful and other Affections of the Muscular System. Second Edition. 8vo. cloth, 9s.
Page 308 - Of the evening milk, average specific gravity, 1027 ; total of cream, 96i ; curd, 810. It appears from the above that the ordinary specific gravity of milk varies from 1031 to 1008. Mr. FLINT, in his book on " Dairy Farming," says : " No reliable (trustworthy) conclusion, as to whether a particular specimen of milk has been adulterated or not, can be drawn from the difference in specific gravity alone. But knowing the specific gravity, at the outset, (just what the milk inspector does not know.)...

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