The Georgia Journal of Medicine and Surgery, Volume 6, Issue 4

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St. Joseph B. Graham, William Edward Fitch
1900 - Medicine

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Page 220 - MEDICINE. A Quarterly Digest of Advances, Discoveries, and Improvements in the Medical and Surgical Sciences. Edited by Hobart Amory Hare, MD, Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia.
Page 205 - The patient, a school girl aged 16, began to menstruate one year ago, but after appearing regularly for three periods the flow suddenly ceased, probably in consequence of mental overexertion, and symptoms of chlorosis soon developed. The various preparations of iron were tried, but were either not well borne or excited so much disgust that they were discontinued by the capricious patient. A milk cure was prescribed, but followed for only a short time. When, however, I resorted to the Pepto-Mangan...
Page 208 - You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
Page 218 - MD, Professor of Materia Medica, Pharmacology, Therapeutics, and Clinical Medicine, and Clinical Professor of diseases of the skin in the Medico-Chirurgical College of Philadelphia; Physician to the Medico-Chirurgical Hospital...
Page 205 - ... during the use of this preparation, should consist of milk, meats — especially ham — fowl, soft-boiled eggs, and other easily digested foods. On the other hand, sour and fatty foods, red wines and raw fruits are to be avoided. The remedy is to be administered for a number of weeks, especially in cases of chlorosis, but in the case of young girls up to 12 years of age it is best to commence with a daily dose of two teagpoonfuls (ten grammes).
Page 204 - This liquor mangano-ferri peptonatus (Gude) is a clear, dark, wine-red fluid, having an agreeable, nonmetallic, astringent taste. The latter property gives it a great advantage over other similar preparations, for the remedy is always taken with pleasure, and may therefore be administered for a long time without exciting the disgust of the patient. No irritation of the stomach is produced, nor is the digestion disturbed in the least respect; indeed, as regards the latter a stimulation of the long...
Page 221 - Handbook of Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Materia Medica, Therapeutics, and the Various Specialties, with Particular Reference to Diagnosis and Treatment. Compiled under the Editorial Supervision of GEOR6B M. GOULD, MU, Author of "An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine,
Page xiv - I do not approve of the Gowers plan of treatment. The dosage is too massive, and, I think, unsafe. The danger from collapse is always to be feared, and if that is escaped, bromism is almost certain to be produced. I think that the combination of all the bromides, the potassium, sodium, ammonium, calcium, and lithium is the best form in which to use them ; for that reason I always use Peacock's Bromides. This preparation contains the five bromides, and is a safe, reliable, and staple article, and...
Page 204 - Gude may also be mixed with white and sweet wines, excepting the red wines which contain tannic acid, and an occasional change in the manner of administration is sometimes of advantage, especially in the case of children. The diet, during the use of this preparation, should...

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