The British Record of Obstetric Medicine & Surgery for 1848-[1849]...

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1849
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Page 32 - ... every such offender, and every person counselling, aiding, or abetting such offender shall be guilty of felony, and being convicted thereof, shall be liable...
Page 32 - That if any person, with intent to procure the miscarriage of any woman then being quick with child, unlawfully and maliciously shall administer to her, or cause to be taken by her, any poison or other noxious thing, or shall use any instrument or other means whatever with the like intent, every such offender, and every person counselling, aiding, or abetting such offender, shall be guilty of felony, and being convicted thereof, shall suffer death as a felon...
Page 140 - ... &c. In abrasions and slight injuries of the skin about the fingers, it forms an excellent and adhesive dressing. There is one extremely painful and unmanageable form of ulcer in which I applied it eight or ten days ago, at the Maternity Hospital, •with perfect success. I allude to fissures at the base of the nipple. Most practitioners know well the agony that some mothers undergo in consequence of this apparently slight disease ; the ulcer or fissure being renewed and torn open with each application...
Page 131 - For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, is guilty of all.
Page 108 - Princess Charlotte, the fatal issue of which has involved the whole nation in distress. You must excuse my being very concise, as I have been and am very much hurried. I take the opportunity of writing this in a lying-in chamber. Her Royal Highness's...
Page 14 - Furious passion, excited by sudden provocation or drunkenness, is nowhere in scripture exceptcd from the general rule, " He who sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed.
Page 11 - Hence the division into sthenic, or hyperemic convulsions, and asthenic, or anemic, convulsions. Under the latter head we include not merely loss of blood, but poverty of blood, and impure blood, because the effect seems to be similar, only differing in degree. 5th. Morbid irritation of other organs, also, causes -puerperal convulsions, because, during pregnancy, and at the time of...
Page 95 - A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE DISEASES PECULIAR TO WOMEN. Illustrated by Cases derived from Hospital and Private Practice. Third American, from the Third and revised London edition.
Page 2 - For, instead of determining in relation to it whether we shall be 'justified' in using this agent under the circumstances named, it will become, on the other hand, necessary to determine whether on any grounds, moral or medical, a professional man could deem himself 'justified...
Page 119 - Dubois' conclusions, as officially reported in the Bulletin de 1' Academic, were as follows : — s 1. The inhalation of ether can annul the pain of obstetrical operations. 2. It can suspend the physiological pains of labour. 3. It destroys neither the uterine contractions, nor the contractions of the abdominal muscles. 4. It diminishes the natural resistance of the perineum. 5. It does not appear to act unfavourably on the health or life of the infant.

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