American eclectic obstetrics

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Moore, Wilstach, Keys, 1855 - 741 pages

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Page 627 - I give an ounce every two, three, or four hours, according to the severity of the case — that will be from twelve to thirty-six grains of quinine in the twenty -four hours according to the case.
Page 527 - Let it be carefully recollected at the same time, that so long as the head advances EVER so SLOWLY, the patient's pulse continues good, the abdomen free from pain on pressure, and no obstruction to the removal of urine, interference should not be attempted, unless the child be dead.
Page 204 - The first or primitive trace of the embryo is in the cicatricula or germinal membrane, which contained the germinal vesicle before its disappearance. In the...
Page 57 - Its leaves are pinnate, and consist of about ten pairs of hairy serrated oblong leaflets, each of which is from an inch to an inch and a half in length. The flowers are pale pink, small, and numerous.
Page 18 - ... the ascending ischiatic ramus, and by its external semicircumference to the outline of the obturator foramen. This ligament closes the obturator foramen, with the exception of an opening at its upper part, through which pass the obturator vessels and nerves. The obturator muscles are attached to the two surfaces of this membrane. The SACRO-COCCYGEAL SYMPHYSIS, is the articulation between the apex of the sacrum and the base of the coccyx ; this union is effected ty a cartilaginous substance, similar...
Page 77 - Its centre exhibits either a cavity or a radiated or branching white line, according to the period at which the examination is made. If within the first three or four months after conception, we shall, I believe, always find the cavity still existing, and of such a size as to be capable of containing a grain of wheat at least, and very often of much greater dimensions ; this cavity is surrounded by a strong white cyst...
Page 78 - ... and regularly glandular appearance which Hunter meant to express when he described them as ' tender and friable, like glandular flesh.' " 6. In form they are often triangular, or square, or of some figure bounded by straight lines.
Page 260 - ... quotation, as the result of his observations upon the dead body, could only be detected upon the living subject, by examination with a uterine probe or bougie. Nor would the diagnosis be difficult, for at the same time that it was found that the Bougie was completely arrested in its progress upwards, at the distance of an inch, or an inch and a half from the os...
Page 359 - I have witnessed from such practice [delivery by forceps] were most distressing : in some the neck of the bladder or urethra either lacerated or the injury by pressure from the forceps so great as to produce sloughing and consequent incontinence of urine ; in others, the recto-vaginal septum destroyed, either of which renders the sufferer miserable for life ; and in two cases, where the mouth of the womb was imperfectly dilated, so much injury inflicted on this part as to terminate in death.
Page 93 - A child may be born alive at any time from three months ; but we see none born with powers of coming to manhood, or of being reared, before seven calendar months, or near that time. At six months it cannot be.

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