The New York Journal of Medicine, Volume 8

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1852 - Medicine
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Page 290 - Each State, county and district medical society entitled to representation shall have the privilege of sending to the Association one delegate for every ten of its regular resident members, and one for every additional fraction of more than half that number...
Page 289 - The secretaries of all societies and other bodies entitled to representation in the Association, are requested to forward to the undersigned correct lists of their respective delegations, as soon as they may be appointed ; and it is earnestly desired by the Committee of Arrangements, that the appointments be made at as early a period as possible.
Page 290 - ... this number. The faculty of every regularly constituted medical college or chartered school of medicine, shall have the privilege of sending two delegates. The professional staff of every chartered or municipal hospital containing a hundred inmates or more, shall have the privilege of sending two delegates ; and every other permanently organized medical institution of good standing shall have the privilege of sending one delegate.
Page 265 - If decidedly harsh respiration exist at the left apex or at the right apex behind, if the rhythm of the act be such as I have called cogged-wheel, and there be...
Page 266 - Pleurisy with effusions, which runs a chronic course in spite of ordinary treatment, is, in the majority of cases, tuberculous or cancerous : the character of the symptoms, previously to the pleurisy, will generally decide between the two. (p.) Double pleurisy, with effusion, is not, as has been said, significant of tubercle ; for it may depend on Bright's disease. If the latter disease can be excluded, carcinoma and...
Page 411 - ... it. For such young females the discipline of public schools may be said to be nearly always too severe, and often to lay the foundation for much future physical and mental misery. That this must be the case, will be easily understood when we reflect that the domestic treatment of this form of dysmenorrhoea consists principally in rest and warmth.
Page 412 - The plug may be left without renewal twenty-four or even thirty-six hours ; but in the latter case it is generally expelled spontaneously. A small piece of sponge may be used, and is more likely to remain in situ, owing to its expansion; but as it must necessarily be very small, it is more likely to be permeated by the blood. If sponge is used, great care should be taken to extract...
Page 64 - In a recent criminal trial of great interest, it will be recollected that, at one stage of the proceedings, it was much discussed whether a blow upon the head with an ordinary weapon capable of inflicting death, could produce this result instantaneously ; many eminent surgeons were examined, and the* general impression was, that the thing was exceedingly improbable if not impossible, and the question was thus decided.
Page 265 - If there be cough such as described, and permanent weakness and hoarseness of the voice, the chances are very strong (provided he be non-syphilitic) that the patient is phthisical. (/.) If decidedly harsh respiration exist at the left apex, or at the right apex behind ; if the rhythm of the act...
Page 167 - The Committee on Medical Literature shall prepare an annual Report on the general character of the periodical Medical Publications of the United States in reference to the more important articles therein presented to the profession, on Original Medical Publications, on Medical Compilations and Compends by American writers, on Medical Reprints of Foreign Medical Works ; and on all such measures as may be deemed advisable for encouraging a national literature of our own.

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