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Page 473 - ... in pugilistic combats, the acid acted positively like a miracle. A medical confrere of mine had four of his children severely affected with the same disease in the middle of winter, and although they had to be kept in-doors owing to the inclemency of the weather, they were nevertheless all perfectly cured within three weeks. I might go on to cite a hundred similar instances, but these, I am satisfied, will prove sufficient to induce the profession to adopt this treatment. As regards asthma, the...
Page 462 - ... require the dynamic test for its discovery, there can be little doubt of the existence of phthisis. (g) If with the same combination of circumstances deep inspiration evokes a few clicks of dry crackling rhonchus, the diagnosis of phthisis, so far as I have observed, is absolutely certain.
Page 150 - If the erysipelas be mild, fifteen drops of the muriated tincture of iron are administered in water every two hours until the disease is completely removed. When the attack threatens to be more severe, the dose of the tincture is increased to twenty-five drops every two hours, and persevered in night and day, however high the fever and delirium.
Page 263 - The general vigor of the digestive apparatus was increased. The appetite following, the next day, was unusually active, seeming to demand much more to satisfy its requirements ; but there was a sense of pain about the stomach like that following inflammation, or that felt in the muscular tissue after a limb has been overtasked.
Page 462 - Subcrepitant ronchus, limited to one base posteriorly, is not, as has been said, peculiar to tubercle ; it may exist in emphysema, and in mitral disease, (n.) Chronic peritonitis, in a person aged more than fifteen years, provided cancer can be excluded, involves, as a necessity, the existence of tubercles in the lungs. To this law of Louis's it is necessary to add the qualification, provided Bright's disease be also absent.
Page 357 - These multilocular cysts have evidently been formed independently of eacli other; but in the progress of their growth and enlargement, some of them have encroached upon the cavities of those cysts with which they were contiguous, and in the same mechanical manner have acquired reflected portions of their membranes.
Page 453 - Watson states that a lad at Newmarket having been almost starved, in order that he might be reduced to a proper weight for riding a match, was weighed at 9 AM and...
Page 30 - Prussian blue, and tumeric-powder ; in some cases these imitations are sold separately, but most frequently they are used to mix with and adulterate the better qualities of Caper — viz: those which are made of tea faced with plumbago only.
Page 162 - ... of vinegar and water frequently inhaled ; blisters applied to his extremities ; a cataplasm of bran and vinegar applied to his throat, upon which a blister had already been fixed ; is it surprising that when thus treated, the afflicted General, after various...
Page 30 - That certain descriptions of black tea, as Scented Orange Pekoe and Caper, are invariably adulterated, the adulteration in general consisting in the glazing of the leaves with plumbago or black lead ; the Caper likewise being subject to admixture with other substances, as paddy-husk, Lie tea, and leaves other than those of tea.