The Medical Current, Volume 4

Front Cover
Eugene F. Starke, Wilson A. Smith, Wesley A. Dunn
Dunn & Smith, 1887 - Medicine
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

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 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 98 - There are no pretensions to an extraordinary provision for instruction either in the number of branches taught, the array of teachers, the multiplication of specialties that are recognized, or in the number of fractional courses that are required to be taken before the student is eligible for graduation. The students are thoroughly taught the elementary branches.
Page 99 - Williamson, MD, Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics in the Homoeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania. (460 pages.) Bound $1 00.
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.

Bibliographic information