An index of diseases and their treatment

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Renshaw, 1876 - Disease - 476 pages
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Page 312 - ... added, and the whole put on a gentle fire ; when the mixture begins to thicken it is removed from the fire, stirred during five minutes, heated and stirred again till it becomes quite fluid, and finally made to boil. After the separation of the bran by a sieve, it is ready for use. By boiling it for a few minutes it loses all taste of the flour.
Page 259 - Repeat these measures alternately, deliberately, and perseveringly, about fifteen times in a minute, until a spontaneous effort to respire is perceived, immediately upon which, cease to imitate the movements of breathing, and proceed to induce circulation and warmth.
Page 313 - ... each time straining it through a sieve, then wash it well with cold water (on the sieve), until the water runs off...
Page 75 - An accumulation of watery or serous liquid in some one or more of the natural serous cavities of the body, or in the meshes of the areolar tissue, or in both, often occurring independently of inflammation.
Page 259 - Place the Patient on his back on a flat surface, inclined a little from the feet upwards ; raise and support the head and shoulders on a small firm cushion or folded article of dress, placed under the shoulder-blades.
Page 89 - Synon. Distoma hepaticum; Liverfluke. — Of the order Trematoda, or flukes. Common in all varieties of grazing cattle, producing the Rot. It has been found in the human gall-bladder, &c. Usually rather less than an inch in length, and rather more than half an inch in breadth : body flat, covered with minute spines, of an oval form, and capable of contraction like that of a leech : has an oral and a ventral sucker : androgynous, the orifices of the male and female organs being placed side by side...
Page 342 - A convenient apparatus is used, made by most instrument makers, consisting of a kind of tin case containing a spirit-lamp. In the centre, over the flame, is a small tin plate, upon which from fifteen to thirty grains of calomel are placed ; while around this is a sort of saucer filled with boiling water.
Page 259 - Then turn down the patient's arms, and press them gently and firmly for two seconds against the sides of the chest (this is with the object of pressing air out of the lungs).
Page 313 - ... dry as you can, then spread it thinly on a dish, and place it in a slow oven ; if put in at night, let it remain until the morning, when, if perfectly dry and crisp, it will be fit for grinding. The bran thus prepared must be ground...
Page 342 - The patient is placed on a chair, and covered with an oilcloth, lined with flannel, which is supported by a proper framework. Under the chair are placed a copper bath, containing water, and a metal plate, on which is put from one to three drachms of the bisulphuret of mercury, or the same quantity of the gray oxide,

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