Proceedings of the Medical Society of London, Volume 8

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Page 212 - ... who finds her uterus, like her nose, is a little on one side, or, again, like that organ, is running a little, or it is as flabby as her biceps, so that the unhappy viscus is impaled upon a stem, or perched upon a prop, or is painted with carbolic acid every week in the year except during the long vacation, when the gynaecologist is grouseshooting, or salmon-catching, or leading the fashion in the Upper Engadine.
Page 295 - Fascicular or radicular lesions, involving the efferent fibres or roots of the ocular nerves in the crus cerebri or pons after they leave their nuclei, and before they appear on the base of the brain at their apparent origin.
Page 212 - In the first case she is comparatively fortunate, for she is only slighted ; in the second case she is entangled in the net of the gynaecologist, who finds her uterus, like her nose, is a little on one side : or, again, like that organ, is running a little ; or...
Page 245 - Bedfordshire, had three apprentices, young girls from seventeen to nineteen years of age, not related, from three adjoining villages, who took it in turn to remain in the house and sleep with her, each one week at a time. During their apprenticeship. Miss R. was taken with phthisis, of which she died. In less than two years afterwards, all three apprentices died of phthisis, although in the family-history of each no trace of phthisis existed ; and the parents, brothers, and sisters of two are alive...
Page 140 - ... associated with frequency of micturition and a small amount of pus in the urine, is, in the absence of disease in the lower urinary tract, strong evidence in favour of renal calculus, yet pain, either in the loin, groin, or testicle, of one side is also needed to justify the surgeon in exploring the kidney through the loin.
Page xxix - FRCP, FRS, Assistant Physician and Lecturer on Materia Medica at St. Bartholomew's Hospital ; Examiner in Materia Medica in the University of London, in the Victoria University, and in the Royal College of Physicians, London ; late Examiner in the University of Edinburgh. A TEXT-BOOK OF PHARMACOLOGY, THERAPEUTICS, AND MATERIA MEDICA. Adapted to the United States Pharmacopoeia, by FRANCIS H.
Page 213 - ... or leading the fashion in the Upper Engadine. Her mind thus fastened to a more or less nasty mystery becomes newly apprehensive and physically introspective, and the morbid chains are riveted more strongly than ever. Arraign the uterus, and you fix in the woman the arrow of hypochondria, it may be, for life.
Page 212 - A neuralgic woman seems to be peculiarly unfortunate. However bitter and repeated may be her visceral neuralgias, she is either told she is hysterical or that it is all uterus. In the first place she is comparatively fortunate, for she is only slighted ; in the second case she is entangled in the net of the...
Page 140 - If strumoug, not calculous, kidney causes the above symptoms, the lumbar incision of the kidney may give great relief, by affording exit to pent-up pus. An exploratory incision, under these circumstances, is a very advantageous thing. 7. Under the circumstances previously stated, digital exploration of the bladder, in search of calculus in the ureter, ought to be made; and, if a stone be found in the vesical orifice, it ought to be removed. 8. Removal of a calculus impacted in the ureter, by intraperitoneal...
Page 240 - Croonian Lectures on Chronic Pulmonary Phthisis." "The air which we inhale perhaps does not so often contain the fully developed bacillus as is supposed by many people, for this microbe does not thrive in the air at the usual temperature, but requires, according to Koch, a temperature approaching that of the human body. Its growth entirely ceases below about 82...

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