The Medical Current, Volume 4

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Eugene F. Starke, Wilson A. Smith, Wesley A. Dunn
Dunn & Smith, 1887 - Medicine
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Page 30 - Any person shall be regarded as practicing medicine, within the meaning of this act, who shall profess publicly to be a physician and to prescribe for the sick, or who shall append to his name the letters
Page 17 - Pulsatilla produces the same state (995), and it also causes over-sensitiveness of other organs of the senses, for example, of the sight (107). And although intolerance of noise is also met with in nux vomica^ ignatia, and aconite, yet these medicines are not homoeopathic to the other symptoms and still less do they possess symptom 8, the mild character of the disposition, which, as stated in the preface to pulsatilla^ is particularly indicative of this plant.
Page 17 - ... half-a-drop of the quadrillionth of a strong drop of pulsatilla. This was done in the evening. The next day he was free from all ailments, his digestion was restored, and a week thereafter, as I was told by him, he remained free from complaint and quite well. The investigation in such a slight case of disease, and the choice of the homoeopathic remedy...
Page 6 - In all pathological conditions, surgical or medical, which linger persistently in spite of all efforts at removal, from the delicate derangements of brain- substance that induce insanity, and the various forms of neurasthenia, to the great variety of morbid changes repeatedly found in the coarser structures of the body, there will invariably be found more or less irritation of the rectum, or the orifices of the sexual system, or of both.
Page 9 - ... we ought to be particularly and almost exclusively attentive to the symptoms that are striking, singular, extraordinary, and peculiar...
Page 16 - ... of France and Germany, and, like others, I felt of myself as was said of Proteus : " 'Twould be a great impeachment to his age In having known no travel in his youth.
Page 16 - England we do not possess — the power of judging any question solely upon its merits, and entirely apart from any prejudice, tradition, or personal bias. No matter how we may struggle against it, tradition rules all we do ; we cannot throw off its shackles, and I am bound to plead guilty to this weakness myself, perhaps as fully as any of my countrymen may be compelled to do. I may have broken free in some few places, but I know I am firmly bound in others ; and my hope is, that my visit to a freer...
Page 79 - Carnrick's food contains a large percentage of the solid constituents of milk, the casein of which has been partially digested so as to resemble the casein of human milk in its behavior under the digestive ferment. The other ingredient is stated to be wheat flour subjected to prolonged baking, so that its starch is to a considerable extent converted into dextrine. This food has the advantage of easy preparation in the nursery, and easy digestion.

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