The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Volume 16

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J.B. Lippincott, Company, 1835 - Medicine
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Page 452 - on the humble drudge that facilitates their progress. Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach; and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few.
Page 555 - to the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood; with a more Equitable Retrospect of that Event. To which is Added an Introductory Lecture, Delivered on the 3d of November, 1829, in Vindication of Hippocrates from Sundry Charges of Ignorance preferred against him by the late Professor Rush. By JOHN REDMAN COXE, MD Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy in the University of Pennsylvania, &.C. &c.
Page 410 - several times in succession: when this can be done in the open air, it is most desirable, a double advantage being thus obtained from the practice. Some exercise of this kind should be adopted daily by all young persons, more especially by those whose chests are narrow or deformed, and should be slowly and gradually increased.
Page 145 - An Inquiry into the Claims of Dr. William Harvey to the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood; with, a more Equitable Retrospect of that Event. To which is added an Introductory Lecture, delivered on the 3d of November, 1829, in Vindication of Hippocrates from Sundry Charges of Ignorance, preferred against him by the late Professor Rush. By
Page 258 - Repeated attempts were made to reduce the dislocation, but the transverse processes had become so interlocked that every effort proved abortive. There was, undoubtedly, in this case, a perfect compression of the spinal marrow, which prevented the egress of nervous influence from the brain, while the pneumogastric nerve remained unembarrassed.
Page 451 - that the whole mass of blood in an adult is about twenty-eight pounds: on an average the entire circulation is completed in two minutes and a half; consequently a quantity of blood equal to the whole mass passes through the heart from twenty to twenty-four times in an hour. But though the average space of
Page 223 - had so far recovered, that, with the consent of his medical attendants, he was to have driven in a carriage a few miles out of town on the day on which he died. On the morning of that day he was found dead in his bed,
Page 462 - regulation of professional etiquette; the construction of Independent Medical Societies; the support of a periodical Journal of Practical Medicine; the erection and location of public Asylums, for the reception of Lunatics and the instruction of the Blind; the promotion of the Temperance cause; the regulation of Vaccination; the convenient supply of the Leech; the
Page 247 - Hermann, the great apostle of the system in Russia, •was invested by the Grand Duke Michael with full powers to display, in a course of clinical experiments, its superiority over the common practice and theory of the day. One of the wards of the
Page 277 - says I regard epidemic cholera therefore as essentially an affection of the nervous system, and consider the diminution of the nervous power to be the proximate effect of the efficient cause of the disease—that cause being the electrical condition of the air, arising from or accompanied by terrestrial exhalations of a kind unfavourable to animal life.

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