Manual of gynecology

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P. Blakiston, Son & Company, 1895 - 488 pages

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Page iii - The subject has been simplified by the use of two kinds of type, -viz., a large type for essentials such as the student should master, and a small type for such amplification and addition of practical detail as may be of advantage for the practitioner, but which would burden the student's mind unnecessarily.
Page 465 - In the first 2 months it is the size of a pigeon's egg; at the end of the second month, of an English walnut; at 2 months, a hen's egg; at 3 months, it reaches the size of the fist; and at 4 months, the size of two fists.
Page iii - ... Professor of Gynecology and Clinical Gynecology in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Chicago, etc. Containing two hundred and thirty-four illustrations, many of which are original. 488pp. Price, $2.50. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. 1895. The author announces his aim in this work to be to supply the student with a manual of gynecology complete enough for use in the college course and for the general practitioner who does not contemplate the performance of the more difficult operations...
Page iii - This work is intended to serve the purposes of text book to undergraduates, and work of reference to " the older general practitioner, who recognizes the impropriety of an attempt on his part to manage the more complicated cases or perform the more difficult operations belonging to gynecology.
Page 152 - It arises from the spine of the ischium and spreads out fan-shaped, to be attached to the sides of the coccyx and the lower portion of the sacrum.
Page iii - It has been the endeavor of the author of this book to supply the student with a manual of gynecology complete enough for study or reference in his college course as well as a guide to him during his first years of practice. It is also intended as an adequate exposition of the subject to the older general practitioner, who recognizes the impropriety of...
Page 336 - The generative organs will be found tightly bound to this region (nearly opposite to the last ribs), and separating it from the intestines. The testicles of the male will be observed as two spheroidal or ellipsoidal whitish bodies, varying with the season and species, from the size of a pin's head to that of a hazel-nut. The ovaries of the female, consisting of a flattened mass of spheres, variable in size with the season, will be found in the same region.
Page iv - The chapters in part one on gynecological technique and the principles of gynecological treatment are more minute in their detail than is usual in such books, even to the description of many of the duties of nurses, for the purpose of enabling the student to understand, and the young practitioner to conduct, the preparation and aftertreatment of patients operated upon by professors or consultants.
Page 286 - ... solution. With a sharp pair of scissors the navel cord is then severed about one-half inch below the band and again disinfected. The ligature should not be tightened, however, until pulsation of the vessels in the cord has ceased. The stump of the cord is then painted with strong carbolic-acid solution, tincture of iodin, or a mixture of equal parts of tincture of iodin and glycerin. The stump should be washed daily with a disinfectant and either painted with iodin mixture or carbolic acid or...
Page 93 - ... frequency of such malformation, it is very difficult to state, as but comparatively few cases have been reported, but the conditions under which these cases are occasionally found would lead us to conclude that this abnormality is more frequent than the reports would have us believe. True hermaphroditism implies the presence of the essential organs of generation of both sexes in the same individual. It does not exist to the extent of enabling one human being to perform the complete functions...

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