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Page 616 - The conditions annexed by the testator are that the prize "shall be awarded every five years to the writer of the best original essay, not exceeding one hundred and fifty printed pages, octavo, In length, illustrative of some subject in Surgical Pathology or Surgical Practice, founded upon original investigations, the candidates for the prize to be American citizens.
Page 196 - Treatise on the Diseases of Women, for the use of students and practitioners. By Alexander JC Skene, MD, Professor of Gynecology in the Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn...
Page 511 - I want the patient conscious, so that he can tell how he feels. 17. Force should never be used; the bougie must be guided in the most gentle way ; the electricity alone must be allowed to do the work.
Page 570 - If he holds himself out as a medical expert, and accepts employment as a healer of diseases, but relies for diagnosis and remedies upon some occult influence exerted upon him, or some mental intuition received by him when in an abnormal condition, he takes the risk of the quality of accuracy of such influence or intuition.
Page 467 - The candidate must be between 22 and 28 years of age, and a graduate from a regular medical college, as evidence of which, his diploma must be submitted to the Board.
Page 373 - That by the destruction of this matter on its issue from the body,, by means of proper chemicals or otherwise — seconded by good sanitary conditions, — there is reason to hope that we may, eventually, and possibly at no very distant time, rid ourselves entirely of this fatal scourge.
Page 418 - Another extraordinary fallacy is the dread of night air. What air can we breathe at night but night air ? The choice is between pure night air from without and foul night air from within. Most people prefer the latter. An unaccountable choice. What will they say if it is proved to be true that fully one-half of all the disease we suffer from is occasioned by people sleeping with their windows shut ? An open window most nights in the year can never hurt any one.
Page 623 - In the sick-room we have disease germs at an advantage, for we know where to find them as well as how to kill them. Having this knowledge, not to apply it would be criminal negligence, for our efforts to restrict the extension of infectious diseases must depend largely upon the proper use of disinfectants in the sick-room.
Page 352 - The prospects are that this: will be one among the largest gatherings of medical men ever assembled in this country. Dr. WB Outten, of St. Louis, is the Chairman of the Committee of Arrangements, and everything will be complete for the accommodation of the surgeons. Any information desired can be had by addressing the Secretary, CB Stemen, MD , Fort Wayne, Ind.