Quarterly Bulletin of Northwestern University Medical School, Volumes 3-4

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Northwestern University Medical School, 1901 - Medicine
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Page 318 - Dogs living a longer time died of pyelonephritis, pyelonephrosis, and pyemia. 5. Dogs which had fully recovered from the operation and the resulting pyelonephritis, and were, to all appearances, in perfect health and vigor again, all had granular contracted kidneys. due to induration and cicatrization of diseased areas. The rectum acts as a fair substitute for the bladder in such cases.
Page 9 - The library is open from 9 to 5 o'clock daily. The net profits on the sale of all college text-books at the library are devoted to its increase and care. The alumni committee in charge of the library includes Professors Webster, Hall, and Edwards, with one member of the class graduating the preceding year. An advisory committee of one student from each class assists the alumni committee in the administration of the library. This method of administration makes the library a co-operative institution,...
Page 454 - The lever holder at the end of the plate is constructed of thin sheet steel and slips from side to side in order to bring it opposite either leg of the frog. The distance from the axis of the elbow-lever to the thread-eye is the same as that to the weight, therefore, the weight lifted by the muscle is the actual weight hung upon the weight link. When the lever passes a little below the horizontal position it comes into contact with the rest. This rest can be used in "afterFio.
Page 451 - ... is secondary to the phrenic and is insufficient to carry on the action of the diaphragm after a division of the phrenic. 4. That a division of the phrenic nerve, producing a partial collapse of the lower lobe of the lung on the affected side and an atrophy of one-half of the diaphragm, might predispose to infection of the lung or be followed by a diaphragmatic hernia. 5. That a division of one phrenic nerve in man, resulting in paralysis of one-half of the diaphragm only, is not necessarily fatal.
Page 56 - CLINIC has, in addition to the usual waiting room and clinical amphitheater, an apartment furnished with specially constructed individual stalls and lights for the training of divided classes of students in the technique of examination and treatment of the nose and throat. Several hundred cases are treated annually. Professor Hyndman and Dr.
Page 348 - The rectum acts as a fair substitute for the bladder in such cases. 6. Dogs which had fully recovered after unilateral implantation were living by the other kidney. The kidney of the side operated on was atrophic and granular, the result of an early pyelonephritis. The functionally active kidney was of two to eight times the size of the atrophic one.
Page 348 - For a time the normal vesical orifices resist the entrance of bacte ria, until a purulent cystitis encroaches also upon the region of these valve-like structures, and then pyelonephritis results. Artificial immunity would seem here, also, the only resource. CONCLUSIONS. 1. Ureteral implantation into the rectum is always followed by ascending infection. The resulting pyelonephritis is caused by the Bacillus coli communis. 2. The primary mortality is very large, 84 per cent., no matter which operation...
Page 119 - Board of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Surgeons of London, England.
Page 436 - The prophecy of the great Joseph Lister, spoken as he gave his fellow beings antisepsis, will be appropriate for the second time: •Surgery will be quite different from what it has been heretofore.' "If this boon should come to mankind, then general surgery also will give way to a very little sharp but harmless instrument — the hypodermatic syringe. "May the twentieth century give to the world, burdened with pain and death, this saviour of mankind. The nation which gives birth to this genius will...

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