Glasgow Medical Journal

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A. Macdougall, 1862

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Page 238 - Poupart's ligament and the horizontal ramus of the pubis and sooner or later protrude in Scarpa's triangle, are called femoral hernias. Common femoral hernias escape from the abdomen through an orifice bounded anteriorly by the most internal portion of Poupart's ligament, posteriorly, by the horizontal ramus of the pubis; externally* by the femoral vein and the sheath of the femoral vessels; internally, by Gimbernat's ligament. They descend along the most internal compartment of the femoral sheath...
Page 255 - ... Dr. Irwin (an Army Surgeon) uses no other remedy in urethral inflammation than Chlorate of Potash. His method of using it is as follows : one drachm of the salt, dissolved in eight ounces of water, of which an injection is given every hour for twelve hours. At the end of this time, the discharge has become changed and diminished; allowing the remedy to be gradually discontinued until the second or third day, when the disease will be generally found to have ceased.
Page 249 - A. HAMMOND, of the University of Maryland, in some experiments instituted upon himself and others, arrived at the following conclusions : 1st, That the colchicum increases the quantity of urine; 2d, That it increases the total amount of solid matters eliminated ; 3d, That this increase is mainly due to an augmentation of the organic matter ; 4th, That the amount of uric acid does not appear to be affected. He...
Page 464 - The object of science is knowledge; the objects of art are works. In art, truth is a means to an end; in science it is the only end. Hence the practical arts are not to be classed among the sciences.
Page 250 - That the amount of uric acid does not appear to be affected. lie thinks colchicum must be allowed to be a true depurator of the blood, and that hence we have an explanation of its good effects in those blood diseases, gout and rheumatism. It seems that no constant effect was produced upon the quantity of uric acid eliminated, and hence these experiments do not conflict with those of Dr. GARROD. We are not...
Page 442 - The lady in consequence died, and, on examination after death, it was found that the separation of the center of the placenta from the parietes of the uterus had taken place, whilst its edges were completely adherent, forming a kind of cul-de-sac into which blood had been poured, to the amount of a pint and a half, which had become coagulated within the cavity thus formed.
Page 480 - ... influence from the diseased nerve or organ to the spinal cord. All the means usually employed to alleviate pain will be of service in such cases. If possible, we must try to paralyze for a time the sensitive nerves that convey the morbid influence to the spinal cord. Even a momentary suspension or diminution of the transmission of this influence may be very useful. Narcotics ought to be employed in injections — in the bladder, if that organ be the place from which starts that morbid influence...
Page 201 - ... then if we allow the light of the sun, or the light of a candle, to act strongly upon the right eye, without affecting the left, which may be easily protected from its influence, the left hand strip of paper will be seen of a bright green colour, and the right hand strip of a red colour.
Page 92 - A Practical Treatise on the żEtiology, Pathology, and Treatment of the Congenital Malformations of the Rectum and Anus.
Page 198 - The sensibility to red light will therefore be diminished ; and, consequently, when the eye is turned from the red wafer to the white paper, the deadened portion of the retina will be insensible to the red rays which form part of the white light from the paper, and consequently will see the paper of that colour which arises from all the rays in the white light of the paper but the red ; that is, of a bluish green colour, which is therefore the true complementary colour of the red wafer.

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