The North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 1

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J. Dobson, 1826 - Medicine
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Page ii - of the said District, have deposited in this office the Title of a Book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit:
Page 247 - The Medical Formulary: being a Collection of Prescriptions, derived from the writings and practice of many of the most eminent physicians in Europe and America. To which is added,
Page 150 - The key to the system will be found in the simple proposition, that each filament or track of nervous matter has its peculiar endowment, independently of the others which are bound up along with it ; and that it continues to have the same endowment through
Page 387 - seen. Sometimes there is a sense of great pressure or tightness in one part or round the head, as if the skull were pressed by an iron nail, or bound by an iron hoop. " The action of the heart and arteries is morbidly increased, and there occur great palpitation, and visible
Page 387 - The state of excessive re-action is formed gradually, and consists, at first, in forcible beating of the pulse, of the carotids, and of the heart, accompanied by a sense of throbbing in the head, of palpitation of the heart, and eventually perhaps of beating or throbbing in the. scrobiculus cordis, and in the course of the aorta.
Page 125 - IV. Happiness consists in health. By health, I understand, as well freedom from bodily distempers, as that tranquillity, firmness and alacrity of mind, which we call good spirits, and which may properly enough be included in our
Page 245 - Medical Institutions. An Introductory Lecture, delivered at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Western District of the State of New York, December 13,
Page 153 - any part of the muscular frame, but on irritating the anterior roots of the nerve, at each touch of the forceps there was a corresponding motion of the muscles to which the nerve was distributed.*
Page 486 - A Synopsis of the Diseases of the Eye and their Treatment; to which are prefixed a short anatomical description, and a sketch of the Physiology of that organ. By Benjamin Travers, FRS Surgeon to St. Thomas' Hospital. With notes and additions by Edward Delafield, MD Surgeon to the New York Eye Infirmary and Lecturer on Diseases of the Eye. First American from the Third London Edition.
Page 151 - or funiculus. We should then trace it into a compound nerve; perhaps the ulnar nerve, which we call compound, because there are in it filaments of motion and filaments of sensation bound together. At the root of the axillary nerve we should trace it into the composition of a

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