Liverpool Medico-chirurgical Journal, Volume 7

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Page 266 - ... inwards, by which means the weak bursal, or common ligament of the joint is violently stretched, if not torn, and the strong ones, which fasten the tibia to the astragalus and os calcis, are always lacerated, thus producing at the same time a perfect fracture and a partial dislocation, to which is sometimes added a wound in the integuments, made by the bone at the inner ankle.
Page 284 - India-rubber cloth were previously thrown, she being rendered sufficiently buoyant by a soft mattress placed beneath her — thus would she repose on the face of the water, like a swan on its plumage, without sensible pressure any where, and almost as if the weight of her body were annihilated. The pressure of the atmosphere on our bodies is of fifteen pounds per square inch of its surface, but, because uniformly diffused, is not felt.
Page 66 - Merchant man (which shall at this time be nameless) that bought the Contents of two noble Libraries for forty shillings price ; a shame it is to be spoken. This stuff hath he occupied, instead of grey paper, by the space of more than these ten years, and yet he hath store enough for as many years to come.
Page 358 - DISEASES OF THE LUNGS. By JAMES KINGSTON FOWLER, MA, MD, FRCP, Physician to the Middlesex Hospital and to the Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest, Brompton, etc.
Page 66 - A great number of them which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, some to serve the jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots. Some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers ; some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small number, but at times whole ships full, to the wondering of the foreign nations.
Page 284 - Even the pressure of an air-pillow had kill63 ed her flesh ; and it was evident that persons in such a condition could not be saved unless they could be supported without sensible inequality of pressure. I then reflected, that the support of water to a floating body is so uniformly diffused, that every thousandth of an inch of the inferior surface has, as it were, its own separate liquid pillar, and no one part bears the load of its...
Page 355 - THE HEART AND ITS DISEASES, WITH THEIR TREATMENT; INCLUDING THE GOUTY HEART. Second Edition, entirely re-written, copiously illustrated with woodcuts and lithographic plates.
Page 34 - Order five or six packages of milk sugar, containing seventeen and three-quarter drachms each ; the contents of one of these to be dissolved in a pint of water, and each time the child is to be fed let there be mixed together and then warmed three tablespoonfuls of the sugar solution, two of lime water, two of cream and one of milk. This makes about a gill, and as much of it as the child does not take should be thrown out and a fresh mixture made for the next feeding.

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