Weekly Medical Review, Volume 15

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J. H. Chambers & Company, 1887 - Medicine

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Page 343 - Can such things be, And overcome us like a summer's cloud, Without our special wonder? You make me strange Even to the disposition that I owe, When now I think you can behold such sights, And keep the natural ruby of your cheeks, When mine are blanch'd with fear.
Page 341 - It were good therefore that men in their innovations would follow the example of time itself; which indeed innovateth greatly, but quietly, and by degrees scarce to be perceived.
Page 341 - ... development of Life upon its surface, in the development of Society, of Government, of Manufactures, of Commerce, of Language, Literature, Science, Art, this same evolution of the simple into the complex, through successive differentiations, holds throughout. From the earliest traceable cosmical changes down to the latest results of civilization, we shall find that the transformation of the homogeneous into the heterogeneous, is that in which Progress essentially consists.
Page 111 - ... suffer such publications to be made ; — to invite laymen to be present at operations, — to boast of cures and remedies, — to adduce certificates of skill and success, or to perform any other similar acts. These are the ordinary practices of empirics, and are highly reprehensible in a regular physician.
Page 79 - EMMET. — The Principles and Practice of Gynaecology. By THOMAS ADDIS EMMET, MD , Surgeon to the Woman's Hospital of the State of New York. With 130 Engravings.
Page 570 - All persons hereafter commencing the practice of medicine and surgery, in any of its branches in this State, shall apply to said Board for a license so to do, and such applicant, at the time and place designated by said Board, or at the regular meeting of said Board, shall submit to an examination in the following branches...
Page 546 - He states that electricity may be deemed indicated in any case where it may be desirable. 1. To modify the pains of labor. 2. To favor a more rapid dilatation of the os. 3. To promote more vigorous uterine contractions. 4. To add tone and strength to all the muscles engaged, and " increase their power of doing work.
Page 111 - Resolved, That this Association recognizes specialties as proper and legitimate fields of practice. Resolved, That specialists shall be governed by the same rules of professional etiquette as have been laid down for general practitioners. Resolved, That it shall not be proper for specialists publicly to advertise themselves as such, or to assume any title not specially granted by a regularly chartered college.
Page 416 - The chronological completion of the secondary stage does not always mark the definite disappearance of the virulent principle ; clinical experience shows that late lesions are exceptionally, but none the less certainly, the source of contagion. 4.
Page 510 - ... arrive in the sensory cells of the brain, and there produce, not sound again of course, but the sensations of sound, the nature of which depends not upon the stimulation of different sensory cells, but on the frequency, amplitude, and form of the vibrations coming into the cells, probably through all the fibres of the auditory nerve.

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