What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
abdomen action acute admitted affection animals appears applied arteries bladder blood body bone bougie bowels brain burns caecum calomel canal cause caustic cauterization cavity cellular character chronic cicatrix cicatrization circumstances colon colour commenced consequence considerable contraction cornea cure death deciduous degree discharge disease dissection Dupuytren dyspnoea effusion employed eschar examination existence extremely fact feces fluid frequently gonorrhoea heart inches incision induration inflammation injection injury instance intestines irritation labour lungs matter Mayo medicine mercury mind morbid mucous membrane muscles nature observed occur operation organs pain passed patient pericarditis pericardium peritoneum phlebitis physician placenta poison portion present primary syphilis produced pulse quantity rectum remarks remedy removed side sigmoid flexure skin slough sore stomach stricture substance surface surgeon symptoms syphilis tion tissue treatment tube tumour ulceration urethra urine uterine uterus vascular veins venereal vertebra vessels Wallace wound
Page 61 - Transactions of a Society for the Improvement of Medical and Chirurgical Knowledge, vol.
Page 322 - I have for some time been pining under secret wretchedness, from causes which you pretty well know — the pang of disappointment, the sting of pride, with some wandering stabs of remorse, which never fail to settle on my vitals like vultures, when attention is not called away by the calls of society, or the vagaries of the Muse.
Page 323 - I was struck, not long after my settlement in the Temple, with such a dejection of spirits, as none but they who have felt the same can have the least conception of. Day and night I was upon the rack, lying down in horror, and rising up in despair.
Page 92 - In doing this, he appeared to be chiefly influenced by the impressions communicated to him by his sense of smell. When a stranger approached him, he eagerly began to touch some part of his body, commonly taking hold of...
Page 124 - It was an Oriental plague, marked by inflammatory boils and tumors of the glands, such as break out in no other febrile disease. On account of these boils and from the black spots (indicative of putrid decomposition) which appeared upon the skin, it has been generally called the black-death.
Page 102 - ... its cause. The one is, that the power of volition is suspended ; the other, that the will loses its influence over those faculties of the mind, and those members of the body, which, during our waking hours, are subjected to its authority.
Page 128 - A sanguinary decree was resolved upon, of which the populace, who obeyed the call of the m bles and superior clergy, became but the too willing executioners. Wherever the Jews were not burnt, they were at least banished ; and so being compelled to wander about, they fell into the hands of the country people, who without humanity, and regardless of all laws, persecuted them with fire and sword.
Page 126 - Mediterranean, as afterwards in the North Sea, driving about, and spreading the plague wherever they went on shore. It was reported to Pope Clement, at Avignon, that throughout the East, probably with the exception of China, 23,840,000 people had fallen victims to the plague.
Page 129 - Until the earth is again completely dry, and for three days afterwards, no one ought to go abroad in the fields. During this time the diet should be simple, and people should be cautious in avoiding exposure in the cool of the evening, at night, and in the morning.
Page 321 - MAN," from a great part of which he could derive no instruction. Mr. Madden appears to think, that Johnson's death was hastened by injudicious bleeding for a spasmodic asthma. It has escaped him that, in a former number of this Journal, we alluded to the...