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Page 24 - to the labours of the anvil and the mine; that what is obvious is not always known and what is known is not always present; that sudden fits of inadvertency will surprise vigilance, slight avocations will seduce attention, and casual eclipses of the mind will darken learning.
Page 280 - of the application of a strong solution of nitrate of silver to the larynx, would appear to recommend this means strongly to our notice, as a most important item in the treatment of croup. That, by proper instruments, and a little dexterity, soon acquired by practice, the solution may be applied directly to the larynx, Dr. C. has fully convinced himself.
Page 149 - patient of another practitioner" is understood to mean a patient who may have been under the charge of another practitioner at the time of the attack of sickness or departure from
Page 119 - According to M. Trousseau, infantile erysipelas is principally observed when puerperal fever prevails in the wards of the lying-in hospitals of Paris. The infants appear to inherit from their mother a purulent diathesis, and seem to be still, within certain limits, subject to the same maladies as the mother,
Page 241 - interest in apothecaries' stores, on the part of physicians, should be discountenanced ; we, in like manner, consider that an apothecary being engaged in furthering the interests of any particular physician, to the prejudice of other reputable members of the medical profession, or allowing any physician a percentage or commission on his prescriptions,
Page 242 - Whilst the College does not at present feel authorized to require its members to abandon the sale of secret or quack medicines, they earnestly recommend the propriety of discouraging their employment when called upon for an opinion as to their merits.
Page 339 - 1. That the inhalation of ether procured for the patient a more or less perfect immunity from the conscious pain and suffering attendant upon labour. 2. That it did not, however, diminish the strength or regularity of the contractions of the uterus. 3. That, on the other hand, it apparently (more especially when combined with ergot) sometimes increased them in severity and number.
Page 241 - have agreed upon the following principles for the government of their conduct: 1st . The College of Physicians of Philadelphia having declared that any connection with, or moneyed interest in apothecaries' stores, on the part of physicians, should be discountenanced ; we, in like manner, consider
Page 400 - The hand being well lubricated, should be passed into the vagina in a state of supination; the fingers retracted in such a manner as to form a straight line at their extremities; they must then be gently pressed against the base, as it were, of the tumour, that is found