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12 in solution Aconite appetite attacked Auscultation Auscultation reveals axilla base bellows'-murmur bellows'-sound blood-streaked bloody sputa breathing bronchial murmur bronchophony broths Bryonia 12 chest clavicle color commenced continues copious Cough frequent cough less Cough rare crepitans redux crepitant rattle deep inspiration delirium diarrhoea disease distressing doctrine drugs dull dulness of sound dyspnoea expectoration false ribs fever Hahnemann harsh headache heard hospital icterus intense thirst July left lung left side medicine morning mucous rattle mucus night oppression painful stitch paroxysms patient feels Percussion Percussion yields Phosphorus pitcherfuls pneumonia portion Pulse large respiration respiratory murmur restless rhonchus right lung right side rusty sputa saffron-colored scapula scarcely Sept serum shoulder-blade slight spine stethoscopic stomatitis stool sub-spinal depression sub-spinal fossa sweat thirst moderate thorax Tongue coated white tongue moist treatment tubular murmur vesicles vesicular viscid ward St water and sugar white and moist whitish worse
Page xvii - I say ? It is not a science for a methodical mind. It is a shapeless assemblage of inaccurate ideas, of observations often puerile, of deceptive remedies, and of formula? as fantastically conceived, as they are tediously arranged.
Page 28 - From the base of the skull to the spine of the scapula forms another region naturally well bounded for downward and outward semicircular friction, and from the spine of the scapula to the base of the sacrum and crest of the ilium forms another...
Page xvii - ... that are as oddly conceived as fastidiously gathered together. It is said that the practice of medicine is repulsive. I say more than this, that to the mind of a reasonable man, the principles of the greater part of our Materia Medica are irrational.
Page 69 - Examining the lung posteriorly, vocal fremitus was increased, and dulness extended from the spine of the scapula to the base of the lung.
Page 125 - I have treated, in order to furnish a complete statistical series. I have not adopted this method for the simple reason that I have not yet felt authorized to place the old-school treatment of pneumonia in such an evident position of inferiority, as it would undoubtedly have occupied, if I had related every case. For it would have been found that all the patients who came to my* wards before suppuration had set in, were cured except one.