New England Medical Monthly and the Prescription, Volume 10

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Page 80 - ... midway between the anterior superior spinous process of the ilium and the umbilicus.
Page 557 - We lately visited, in a large town, a boarding-school containing forty girls ; and we learnt, on close and accurate inquiry, that there was not one of the girls who had been at the school two years (and the majority had been as long), that was not more or less crooked...
Page 284 - Therapeutic Application. — The effects of somnal in producing natural sleep suggested its use in insomnia. The first case in which I used it was in a patient suffering with acute alcoholism, who had been under treatment for a fortnight in an institution where he had a free supply of liquor, and he came out rather worse than he went in. He was 39 years of age, very tremulous, and could not sleep, or if he dozed off would immediately waken up.
Page 138 - Probably no class of people lose more money through carelessly kept accounts and overlooked or neglected bills than physicians. Often detained at the bedside of the sick until late at night, or deprived of even a modicum of rest, it is with great difficulty that he spares the time or puts himself in condition^ to give the same care to his own financial interests that a merchant, a lawyer, or even a farmer devotes. It is then plainly apparent that a system of bookkeeping and accounts that, without...
Page 17 - Physiological Effects. — In Its action It resembles chloral in quickness of effect and naturalness of the sleep produced. No marked depressing influence was exerted upon the pulse or respiration rate, though It was noticed that the breathing became slower and the pulse slower and fuller as in natural repose. No disagreeable after-effects. The head was clear and the stomach was unaffected ; the patients generally had an appetite for breakfast.
Page 231 - CHARACTERS. — Somnal is a colorless liquid, resembling chloroform in its appearance and behavior when added to cold water, in which it forms globules and refuses to mix or dissolve. When shaken with water, the mixture is milky but quickly separates. It is soluble in hot water and alcoholic solutions, and dissolves resinous substances and fats. The odor is faint, not very penetrating or disagreeable, and resembles that of the spirits of nitrous ether, or recrystallized chloral.
Page 537 - This should be painted all over the bruised surface with a camel's hair pencil and allowed^ to dry on. A second or third coating being applied as soon as the first is dry. If done as soon as the injury is inflicted this treatment will invariably prevent the blackening of the bruised tissue.
Page 121 - I had under observation a young mother with a six-months old child, who presented a very anaemic condition. I had seen her but once since the delivery of her child, and anticipating that she would not be able to nourish it sufficiently and maintain her health, I had cautioned her in regard to the most appropriate diet. Notwithstanding every care had been used, she was finally compelled to seek medical aid, or go to bed. All that this patient required was something for the purpose of increasing the...
Page 567 - A factory and a workshop shall be kept in a cleanly state and free from effluvia arising from any drain, privy, or other nuisance. A factory or workshop shall not be so overcrowded while work is carried on therein as to be injurious to the health of the persons employed therein, and...
Page 322 - York, by the adoption of a constitution and by-laws, and the election of the following officers: President, G. Betton Massey, MD, Philadelphia; Vice-presidents, William James Morton, MD, and Augustin H.

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