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Page 303 - A Text-Book of Practical Therapeutics : With Especial Reference to the Application of Remedial Measures to Disease and their Employment upon a Rational Basis.
Page 203 - That gravity should be innate, inherent and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of any thing else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it.
Page 301 - MD An encyclopedic collection of rare and extraordinary cases and of the most striking instances of abnormality in all branches of Medicine and Surgery, derived from an exhaustive research of medical literature from its origin to the present day, abstracted, classified, annotated, and indexed.
Page 302 - ATLAS AND EPITOME OF INTERNAL MEDICINE AND CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS. By DR. CHR. JAKOB, of Erlangen. Edited by AUGUSTUS A. ESHNER, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Philadelphia Polyclinic. With 179 colored figures on 68 plates, 64 text-illustrations, 259 pages of text. Cloth, $3.00 net. ATLAS OF LEGAL MEDICINE.
Page 302 - Atlas and Epitome of Diseases of the Larynx. By DR. L. GRUNWALD, of Munich. Edited by CHARLES P. GRAYSON, MD, Physician-in-Charge, Throat and Nose Department, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. With 107 colored figures on 44 plates, 25 text-illustrations, and 103 pages of text. Cloth, $2.50 net.
Page 303 - By Hobart Amory Hare, MD, Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia.
Page 301 - ... of analysis. . . . It is much more than a mere compilation of abstracts, for, as each section is entrusted to experienced and able contributors, the reader has the advantage of certain critical commentaries and expositions . . . proceeding from writers fully qualified to perform these tasks. . . . It is emphatically a book which should find a place in every medical library, and is in several respects more useful than the famous ' Jahrbiicher
Page 301 - A Text-Book of Pathology. By ALFRED STENGEL, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania ; Physician to the Philadelphia Hospital ; Physician to the Children's Hospital, etc. Handsome octavo volume of 848 pages, with nearly 400 illustrations, many of them in colors. Cloth, $4.00 net; Half Morocco, $5.00 net. STEVENS' MATERIA MEDICA AND THERAPEUTICS.
Page 238 - Every body continues in a state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless it is compelled to change that state by a force impressed upon it.