The Medical News, Volume 47

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Lea Brothers & Company, 1885 - Medicine
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Page 409 - But no one can be considered as a regular practitioner, or a fit associate in consultation, whose practice is based on an exclusive dogma, to the rejection of the accumulated experience of the profession, and of the aids actually furnished by anatomy, physiology, pathology, and organic chemistry.
Page 410 - Members of the Medical Society of the State of New York, and of the medical societies in affiliation therewith, may meet in consultation legally qualified practitioners of medicine. Emergencies may occur in which all restrictions should, in the judgment of the practitioner, yield to the demands of humanity.
Page 129 - The safest mode of remittance is by bank check or postal money order, drawn to the order of the undersigned. Where these are not accessible, remittances for the "JOURNAL" may be made at the risk of the publisher, by forwarding in REGISTERED letters.
Page 409 - ... no intelligent regular practitioner, who has a license to practice from some medical board of known and acknowledged respectability, recognized by this association, and who is in good moral and professional standing in the place in which he resides, should be fastidiously excluded from fellowship, or his aid refused in consultation when it is requested by the patient.
Page 82 - The secretary was instructed to cast the vote of the Society for the officers and committees as nominated, and their election was declared.
Page 409 - The main objects which the Committee seeks to attain through the collective investigation of disease are to widen the basis of medical science, to gather and 'store the mass of information that at present goes to waste, to verify or correct existing opinions, to discover laws where now only irregularity ' is perceived, to amplify our knowledge of rare affections, and to ascertain such points as the geographical distribution of diseases and their modifications in different districts. It will be its...
Page 250 - Jury they must be such as in the ordinary course of nature are reasonably certain to ensue Consequences which are contingent, speculative, or merely possible are not proper to be considered in ascertaining the damages.
Page 410 - IV, in the National Code of Medical Ethics, is not to be interpreted as excluding from professional fellowship, on the ground of differences in doctrine or belief, those who in other respects are entitled to be members of the regular medical profession. Neither is there any other article or clause of the said code of ethics that interferes with the exercise of the most perfect liberty of individual opinion and practice.
Page 111 - The samples of the cheese examined had no peculiarities of appearance, odor, or taste, by which it could be distinguished from good cheese. It is true that if two pieces of cheese — one poisonous and the other wholesome — were offered to a dog or a cat, the animal would select the good cheese. But this was probably due to an acuteness of the sense of smell possessed by the animal and not belonging to man. Indeed, if a person tasted a cheese, knowing that it was poisonous, he might detect a sharpness...
Page 231 - ... artificial media is not such as to justify their being considered as specific. They grow well in alkaline and neutral media, are not killed by acids, and their mode of growth in gelatine mixtures is not more peculiar than that of other putrefactive bacteria; they show marked differences when grown in different media, but not more so than the ordinary putrefactive bacteria when compared in their growth with one another. The comma-bacillus of the mouth shows the same peculiar character of growth...

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