A Systematic Treatise on the Practice of Medicine

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Duncan Bros., 1886 - Homeopathy - 900 pages
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Page 697 - ... beating. Colocynthis, when there are violent rending and darting pains, which chiefly occupy the left side of the face, aggravated by the slightest touch, and extending to the head and temples. Lycopodium, when the right side of the face seems to be the most affected, and also when there is a torpor and creeping pains extending towards the head and temples.
Page 674 - Moral insanity, or madness consisting in a morbid perversion of the natural feelings, affections, inclinations, temper, habits, moral dispositions, and natural impulses, without any remarkable disorder or defect of the intellect or knowing and reasoning faculties, and particularly without any insane illusion or hallucination.
Page 638 - Moschata is a valuable remedy for eclamsia in children — better suited to those of feeble constitution and scrofulous diathesis, frequently troubled with Diarrhoea from debility, — and violent palpitation of the heart. Nux Vomica seems best suited when the eclamsia has been brought on by cold or indigestion. When eclamsia appears to set in when the weather changes, in children afflicted with great nervous debility and contraction of single limbs, and especially when there is tendency to rush...
Page 625 - Ifcon6nedto the forehead, as if there is hyperaemia, and pain as if the head would split or fly to pieces, pain in the orbits, with closing of the eyes, Belladonna ; and also where there is hemicrania, Belladonna. If attendant on severe gastric derangement in rheumatic patients, great fulness and heaviness of the head, with digging pressure in the direction of the forehead and when the headache is worse when moving about, Bryonia. When there is headache during sleep, or early in the morning on waking,...
Page 589 - ... of the nervous centres, too much care cannot be exercised to avoid all excitement, and total abstinence from all intoxicating drinks cannot be too strongly recommended. Regular exercise is recommended, and even enjoined, and also, a moderate diet, with only a small proportion of fluid, in order to avoid repletion of the vessels. To facilitate the return of blood to the extremities, patients should not be suffered to remain too long in a horizontal position, and during attacks of hyperaemia of...
Page 568 - ... and give off the primitive fibres to be disposed of in various ways, in different tissues. It is difficult to describe the manner in which they terminate, several different modes have been noted, as follows: 1. They terminate in loops, each fibre after issuing from a branch in a terminal plexus, runs over the elementary structures of the containing tissue, then turns back and joins the same or a neighbouring branch in which it proceeds back again to the nervous centre; examples of this arrangement...
Page 627 - Nux vom. For headache and weak memory, attended with heaviness of the head, and painful, as if it would fly to pieces, or as if compressed, especially during mental exertion, Natrum mur. Headache produced by congestion of blood to the head with violent throbbing in the same, or headache aggravated by moving the eyes, or like oppressive tightness of the whole head, Opium. Headache caused by the abuse of mercury, a cold, or by derangement of the stomach in consequence of eating fat, or pain upon one...
Page 41 - consists in a natural and proper condition and proportion in the functions and structures of the several parts of which the body is composed.
Page 317 - ... 2. The means for the introduction of this virus into the blood are two in number, viz., through the respiration and by inoculation. 3. We cannot conceive of an epidemic cause which fails to occasion more or less contamination of the atmosphere.
Page 685 - ... the veins, without thirst or sweat. Quotidian, tertian, and quartan fevers, with indistinct chilliness and heat, with great restlessness and thirst ; or else without thirst during the chilliness and heat. Cold clammy sweats. Nightly sweats. Pulse irregular ; or rapid, weak, small. Moral Symptoms. — Excessive anxiety and restlessness, driving one to and fro in the day time and out of bed at night. Dread of being alone. Excessive fear of death. Vexed mood. Religious melancholy. Delirium. Head....

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