The Medical Summary: A Monthly Journal of Practical Medicine, New Preparations, Volume 31

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R. H. Andrews
1909 - Medicine
Edited by R.H. Andrews.

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Page 63 - CONSERVATIVE GYNECOLOGY AND ELECTRO-THERAPEUTICS. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Women and Their Treatment by Electricity. By G. Betton Massey, MD, Attending Surgeon to the American Oncologic Hospital, Philadelphia; Fellow and Ex-President of the American Electro-Therapeutic Association; Member of the Societe Francaise d'Electro-Therapie, American Medical Association, etc.
Page 37 - Crown may commute the sentence of death passed upon any person convicted of a capital offence to imprisonment in the penitentiary for life, or for any term of years not less than two...
Page 63 - SURGICAL SUGGESTIONS. Practical Brevities in Surgical Diagnosis and Treatment.
Page 66 - Especially useful in dysmenorrhoea, utero-ovarian pain, and pain in general caused by suppressed or irregular menses. This tablet controls the pains of these disorders in the shortest time and by the most natural and economic method. The synergetic action of these drugs is ideal, for not only are their sedative and analgesic properties unsurpassed, but they are followed by no unpleasant effects. The efficacy of this tablet in all neuroses of the larynx is also well known.
Page 28 - For of the most High cometh healing, and he shall receive honour of the king. The skill of the physician shall lift up his head : and in the sight of great men he shall be in admiration.
Page 88 - FEW practitioners appreciate the exceedingly great value of agaricin as a remedy in night sweats, especially those of phthisis. The most profuse sweat is checked almost by magic, with a single dose. It operates by diminishing thirst and increasing the secretion of urine. The dose may be pushed to the extent of one grain in the course of twenty-four hours. The single dose for an adult is from one-eighth to one-fourth of a grain.
Page 43 - This morbidity, this mortality, increases in they intra-peritoneal, be they extra-peridirect ratio with the inexperience, the carelessness, the surgical uncleanliness of the operator. The expert recognizes at once the making of a false passage and institutes proper treatment. High surgical skill may convert (as...
Page 82 - ... small to be directly sutured to the larger fragment. 3. In fractures with many fragments or with comminution. 4. In cases of abnormal friability of the patella. It has been and is still extensively employed in...
Page 83 - ... patella is circumferentially looped by a ligature passed close to its periphery. This ligature is passed so as to be close to the periphery of the bone, so as to hug it, as it were. It is inserted in such a way that it lies imbedded in the substance of both quadriceps tendon and ligamentum patellae midway between their anterior and posterior surfaces.
Page 101 - If given during digestion, the acids and starch alter and weaken their action. Acids as a rule, should be given between the digestive acts, because the mucous membrane of the stomach is in a favorable condition for the diffusion of the acid into the blood.

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