Bronchitis and kindred diseases

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Redfield, 1854 - 382 páginas
 

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Página 89 - Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of the government; I wish them carried out; I ask nothing more...
Página 88 - I pray you Master Lieutenant, see me safe up, and for my coming down let me shift for myself.
Página 226 - ... doses of emetic tartar, amounting in all to five or six grains, with no other effect than a copious discharge from the bowels. The powers of life seemed now manifestly yielding to the force of the disorder. Blisters were applied to the extremities, together with a cataplasm of bran and vinegar to the throat. Speaking, which was painful from the beginning, now became almost impracticable; respiration grew more and more contracted and imperfect, till half after eleven o'clock on Saturday night,...
Página 225 - Discovering the case to be highly alarming, and foreseeing the fatal tendency of the disease, two consulting physicians were immediately sent for, who arrived, one at half after three, the other at four o'clock in the afternoon.
Página 339 - A physician is a man who pours drugs, of which he knows little, into a body of which he knows less.
Página 88 - I feel as if I were to be myself again." — Sir Walter Scott. " I resign my soul to God, and my daughter to my country.
Página 225 - The disease commenced with a violent ague, accompanied with some pain in the upper and fore part of the throat, a sense of stricture in the same part, a cough, and a difficult rather than a painful deglutition, which were soon succeeded by fever, and a quick and laborious respiration.
Página 225 - ... an injection was administered, which operated on the lower intestines ; but all without any perceptible advantage, the respiration becoming still more difficult and distressing. Upon the arrival of the first of the consulting physicians, it was agreed, as there...
Página 226 - Vapours of vinegar and water were frequently inhaled; ten grains of calomel were given, succeeded by repeated doses of emetic tartar, amounting in all to five or six grains, with no other effect than a copious discharge from the bowels. The powers of life seemed now manifestly yielding to the force of the disorder. Blisters were applied to the extremities, together with a cataplasm of bran and vinegar to the throat. Speaking, which was painful from the beginning, now became almost impracticable;...
Página 77 - The fifth year we were silent. The sixth he was taken away ; I never knew where — to execution or to liberty ; but I was glad when he was gone : even solitude was better than the dim vision of that pale, vacant face. After that I was alone. Only one event broke in upon my nine years

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