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Page 275 - Silvester's method, as follows: — Place the patient on the back on a flat surface, inclined a little upwards from the feet; raise and support the head and shoulders on a small firm cushion or folded article of dress placed under the shoulder-blades.
Page 275 - Should a warm bath be procurable, the body may be placed in it up to the neck, continuing to imitate the movements of breathing. Raise the body, in twenty seconds, in a sitting position, and dash cold water against the chest and face, and pass ammonia under the nose. The patient should not be kept in the warm bath longer than five or six minutes.
Page 81 - VSap, water, and 6t//is, an appearance. 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 43 - ... varied in size from that of a hen's egg to that of a duck's egg or a little larger.
Page 144 - The refractive power of the eye is so low, or its optic axis so short, that when the eye is in a state of rest, parallel rays are not united upon the retina, but behind it, and only convergent rays are brought to a focus upon the latter.
Page 331 - ... 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 445 - as a lofty natural terrace, backed by a mountainous wall on the north, and open on the south to the full influence of the sun from his rising to his going down, during that season at least when his influence is most wanted in a northern climate.
Page 362 - He is then enveloped, chair and all. in one or more large blankets; and so he remains well covered up. for about, twenty minutes, when the water and mercury will be found to have disappeared.