Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 32

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A. and C. Black, 1829 - Medicine
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Page 4 - Report of the Select Committee appointed by the House of Commons to inquire into the...
Page 163 - Lectures delivered at the Royal College of Physicians : with numerous Additions, illustrative of the comparative Salubrity, Longevity, Mortality, and Prevalence of Diseases in the principal Countries and Cities of the • civilized World.
Page 315 - Medicine is a science which hath been, as we have said, more professed than laboured, and yet more laboured than advanced ; the labour having been, in my judgment, rather in circle than in progression. For I find much iteration, but small addition.
Page 147 - ... therein. I am led to the conclusion, for the reasons given in this letter, that it would not be advisable now to propose, on the part of my government, to take an active part in the prosecutions connected with the Alexandra. I am the more confirmed in this opinion from the fact that I have reason soon to expect more specific directions from Washington in connexion with the management of the questions involved in the proceedings that may be taken in the courts.
Page 143 - The armed stilette, intended to divide impermeable strictures, exactly resembles the one just described, excepting that, instead of the stilette being hollow, it is solid, and in the place of two there is only one lancet. " Before using the instruments, the exact distance of the stricture from the extremity of the urethra should be ascertained. In the armed catheter, which is intended to divide strictures over the wire which serves as a guide, the wire must be introduced through the stricture first....
Page 129 - Morgan, of An Essay on the Operation of Poisonous Agents upon the Living Body (1829), the first English book on the subject Addison's anemia: see pernicious anemia.
Page 422 - An inquiry into the nature and cause of that swelling, in one or both of the lower extremities, which sometimes happens to lying-in women.
Page 298 - Immediately after, and without any interval, a sound, more sharp and analogous to that of a valve which is raised, the crack of a whip, or the lapping of a dog, announces the contraction of the auricles.
Page 230 - Connection between the Action of the Heart and Arteries, and the Functions of the Nervous System, and particularly its Influence in exciting the involuntary Act of Respiration.
Page 428 - The entrance of the internal iliac was completely closed, and in, the small portion of it which I had an opportunity of examining, the inner surface was coated by an adventitious membrane. The lower end of the removed vein was permeable, but its 'coats were much more dense than natural, and the inner coat was lined with a strong membrane, which diminished considerably its calibre, and here and there fine bands of the same substance ran from one side of the vessel to the other. The outer coat had...

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