The Ohio Medical and Surgical Reporter. Volume I-XI. [1867]-Nov. 1877. ...

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H. F. Biggar, 1849
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Page 20 - Go, kneel as I have knelt ; Implore, beseech, and pray, Strive the besotted heart to melt, The downward course to stay ; Be cast with bitter curse aside, — Thy prayers burlesqued, thy tears defied.
Page 20 - Go, weep as I have wept, O'er a loved father's fall — See every promised blessing swept, Youth's sweetness turned to gall ; Life's fading flowers strewed all the way, That brought me up to woman's day.
Page 47 - But one set ofpurgatives was given ; but the dieting was persevered in throughout, and I think with the happiest results ; for all the cases, with the single exception mentioned, terminated favorably. Indeed, the disease was mild in nearly all the cases. I am aware that cases may occur in which it would be improper to altogether withdraw animal food; and also that in some cases severe purging should be avoided, as in diarrhoea!
Page 46 - I had the misfortune, in the year 1832, to lose, by this disease, two patients in one family, within a few days; and some time during 1832 I lost two more, with the same affection, in another family. A third victim in one of these families was reserved for the hands of a steamer. These disasters sunk deep into my mind, and produced a train of...
Page 30 - Where shall we find the symptoms of encephalitis, carditis, hepatitis, nephritis, met rit is. &c., in various cases of softening of the brain (especially of its white central portion), and of the heart, liver, kidneys, uterus, &c. ; every one of which may pass into such a state of softening, that its tissue may be torn or broken down into a pultaceous mass, without having given rise to a single symptom which could lead to a suspicion of the existence of inflammation.
Page 46 - This course I have pursued most undeviatingly ever since 1832, and I have, I believe, in all cases been able to persuade families to adopt it. The result has been that, since the time named, I have on no single occasion lost more than otic case of scarlatina in a family during the continuance of any epidemic.
Page 47 - ... under scarlatina, who has had it superadded to some chronic malady. I am fully aware that a long succession of favorable results may occur where but little is due to any mode of medication. This may take place from the fact that the disease very often appears in a mild form, and recovery is very general under any mode of treatment. ,But it must not be forgotten that I have been in the habit of pursuing the foregoing plan of preventing severe invasions of scarlatina during a period, now approaching...
Page 11 - On motion, the thanks of the Convention were tendered to the officers of the Convention, for the faithful discharge of their duties. On motion, the following gentlemen were appointed to make arrangements for the next Convention: Dr.
Page 46 - I therefore determined that when I should again be called to treat a case of this disease in a family, which consisted of more individuals who might take the malady, to advise those to be subjected to a rigid course of dieting. That animal food should be prohibited, with the exception of milk — and that a mild cathartic should be administered to each individual, and be again repeated within the ensuing four or five days. After experience taught me that, where children were laboring under diarrhoea,...
Page 5 - ... invited to contribute three dollars to make up the above sum. Signed, JOHN BELL, Chairman. After some discussion the report was adopted. Dr. LP Bush, of Delaware, offered the following, which was laid on the table. Resolved, That the committee on expenses be requested to collect the amount indicated as necessary to defray the expenses of the Convention. On motion of Dr. Watson, of New York, the Convention took up the report of the committee on the organization of the National Medical Association....

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