Proceedings of the Medical Society of the County of Kings, Volume 7

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1882 - Medicine
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Page 130 - Members of the Medical Society of the State of New York, and of the medical societies in affiliation therewith, may meet in consultation legally qualified practitioners of medicine. Emergencies may occur in which all restrictions should, in the judgment of the practitioner, yield to the demands of humanity.
Page 160 - ... and the glycogen is at once digested without other help by its own diastase. The oyster in the uncooked state, or merely warmed, is, in fact, self-digestive. But the advantage of this provision is wholly lost by cooking, for the heat employed immediately destroys the associated ferment, and a cooked oyster has to be digested, like any other food, by the eater's own digestive powers.
Page 130 - Code which relates to consultations was not only practically abrogated, but a clause was substituted declaring that "members of The Medical Society of the State of New York, and of the medical societies in affiliation therewith, may meet in consultation legally qualified practitioners of medicine...
Page 160 - ... of glycogen. Associated with the glycogen, but withheld from actual contact with it during life, is its appropriate digestive ferment — the hepatic diastase. The mere crushing of the dainty between the teeth brings these two bodies together, and the glycogen is at once digested without other help by its own diastase.
Page 199 - Doctor , — That's right, Argue the question. That's my reward. Of course you know all about my business. Now, will you take my advice ? Take long walks every day, several times a day, and get your blood in circulation.
Page 103 - Place a small portion of it upon a knife and hold over a flame, and it will almost immediately be entirely developed into gas and pass off into the air. The gas thus formed is a simple composition of nitrogen and hydrogen. No residue is left from the ammonia. This gives it its superiority as a leavening power over soda and cream of tartar when used alone, and has induced its use as a supplement to these articles. A small quantity of ammonia in the dough is effective in producing bread that will be...
Page 134 - February, 1708-9, found Alexander Selkirk, who had been alone on the island for four years and four months, and whom Dover brought away in the "Duke.
Page 103 - ... new ideas, with marvelous rapidity. In no department of science, however, have more rapid strides been made than in its relations to the preparation and preservation of human food. Scientists, having discovered how to traverse space, furnish heat and beat time itself, by the application of natural...
Page 199 - Same old story, my friend. Men can't live without fresh air. No use trying it. I could make myself a corpse, like you are doing by degrees, if I sat down in my office and didn't stir. You must have fresh air ; you must take long walks, and brace up by staying out doors. Now I could make a drug store of you, and you would think I was a smart man, but my advice to you is to walk, walk, walk.
Page 18 - If by any possibility it could be brought about that every medical man in the kingdom should realise the necessity for looking into the state of his own house, and act upon that conviction, I feel certain that the discovery would be made in so great a proportion of instances that they were living over pent-up pestilence that we should at once have an army of sanitarians earnest and keen to ferret out unsuspected sources of illness.

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