American Homoeopathist, Volume 7

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Chatterton-Peck., 1881 - Homeopathy
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Page 142 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best.
Page 211 - It is not in accord with the interests of the public or the honor of the profession that any physician or medical teacher should examine or sign diplomas or certificates of proficiency for, or otherwise be specially concerned with, the graduation of persons whom they have good reason to believe intend to support and practice any exclusive and irregular system of medicine.
Page 88 - I have prescribed it for many of the various forms of nervous debility, and it has never failed to do good.
Page 210 - The same when finally adopted to be added at the end and to constitute a part of said Paragraph 1, of Article 1. The proposed addition is in these words : " and hence it is considered derogatory to the interests of the public and the honor of the profession for any physician or teacher to aid, in any way, the medical teaching or graduation of persons knowing them to be supporters and intended practitioners of some irregular and exclusive system of medicine.
Page 280 - ... indicate in the child the outbreak of some eruptive fever, particularly measles. The prognosis is favorable if the tears come when the child cries, but fatal if the secretion of the tears is arrested. Spots on the cornea are often the indication of a strumous constitution. Dilatation of the pupil, or mydriasis, indicates excessive fatigue, the existence of intestinal worms, meningitis in the second stage, or a true amaurosis. The dilatation is most frequently connected with atrophy of the optic...
Page 251 - ... in utero; if on pulling on the cord, two fingers being pressed into the placenta at the root, you feel the placenta and uterus descend in one mass, a sense of dragging pain being elicited; if, during a pain the uterine...
Page 256 - ... in a satisfactory degree into soluble and easily-digestible dextrine and sugar. The Company do not claim that the starch In this food is wholly converted, but that the comparatively small portion remaining has been so deprived of its individual type as to render it impossible to form a paste from the Food by heating it with water. The analysis of the Anglo-Swiss Milk Food contains 5 to 6 per cent of moisture, 14 to 15 of nitrogenous matter, 54 to 55 of carbohydrates soluble in water, 16 to 16...
Page 281 - It is met with also at the beginning of meningitis, in opium poisoning, and in the first stage of chloral poisoning. Deformation of the pupil, particularly after the injection of atropine, indicates an old iritis, in nine cases out of ten, of syphilitic origin, if not depending on some disease of the neighboring parts. Cataract in subjects under say forty or fifty, is frequently of diabetic origin, and constitutes soft cataract. Finally, the ophthalmoscope enables us to recognize the retinitis of...
Page 116 - ... the gummy nodules are in a state of caseation or are infiltrated. ' It must be noted that syphiloma most usually spares the apex, whereas tubercle most frequently attacks that portion of the lung. This, however, is not constant, as has been shown by Fournier. The course of pulmonary syphilis is generally slow and apyretic, which is not usually the case in tubercular phthisis. Syphilis also is accustomed to attack only one lung, and one part of the lung. This tendency to localization is considered...
Page 68 - I order the patient to have three warm baths daily, to be kept in from three to five minutes, rapidly dried, wrapped in a blanket, and returned to bed. As the disease subsides, I reduce the baths to two or only one daily. I find that...

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