British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Volume 6; Volume 11

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1838 - Medicine
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Page 175 - The inner coat of the stomach, in its natural and healthy state, is of a light or pale pink colour, varying in its hues, according to its full or empty state. It is of a soft or velvet-like appearance, and is constantly covered with a very thin, transparent, viscid mucus, lining the whole interior of the organ.
Page 480 - The wolf, disarmed of ferocity, is now pillowed in the lady's lap.* The cat, the little tiger of our island, whose natural home is the forest, is equally domesticated and caressed. The cow, the hog, the sheep, and the horse, are all, for a variety of purposes, brought under his care and dominion.
Page 105 - There is however one sentiment or passion which the monad or spiritual essence carries with it into all its stages of being and which in these happy and ele.vated creatures is continually exalted; the love of knowledge or of intellectual power which is in fact in its ultimate and most perfect development the love of infinite wisdom and unbounded power, or the love of God.
Page 173 - I saw him in twenty-five or thirty minutes after the accident occurred, and, on examination, found a portion of the lung as large as a turkey's egg, protruding through the external wound, lacerated and burnt; and immediately below this, another protrusion, which, on further examination, proved to be a portion of the stomach, lacerated through all its coats, and pouring out the food he had taken for his breakfast, through an orifice large enough to admit the forefinger.
Page 176 - In febrile diathesis, or predisposition, from whatever cause—obstructed perspiration, undue excitement by stimulating liquors, overloading the stomach with food— fear, anger, or whatever depresses or disturbs the nervous system—the villous coat becomes sometimes red and dry, at other times, pale and moist, and loses its smooth and healthy appearance; the secretions become vitiated, greatly diminished, or entirely suppressed...
Page 176 - There are sometime found, on the internal coat of the stomach, eruptions or deep red pimples, not numerous, but distributed here and there upon the villous membrane, rising above the surface of the mucous coat. These are at first sharp-pointed and red, but frequently become filled with white purulent matter. At other times, irregular, circumscribed red patches, varying in size...
Page 580 - He states that the cases of disease on the dark side of an extensive barrack at St. Petersburg have been uniformly for many years in the proportion of three to one to those on the side exposed to strong light.
Page 174 - It would be difficult to point out any observer who excels him in devotion to truth and freedom from the trammels of theory or prejudice. He tells plainly what he saw and leaves every one to draw his own inferences, or where he lays down conclusions he does so with a degree of modesty and fairness of which few perhaps in his circumstances would have been capable.
Page 176 - These diseased appearances, when very slight, do not always affect essentially the gastric apparatus ; (?) when considerable, and particularly when there are corresponding symptoms of disease, as dryness of the mouth, thirst, accelerated pulse, &c., no gastric juice can be extracted, not even on the application of alimentary stimulus.
Page 256 - The second incision commenced also on the outer side, about two inches and a half above the first, and passing likewise obliquely across the thigh, terminated with the other in an acute angle. By these incisions were divided the integuments, the tendon of the extensor muscles of the leg at its insertion into the upper part of the patella, and some of the contiguous fibres of the rectus and crureus muscles themselves, a greater part of the vastus internus, and a portion of the vastus externus.

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