The London Medical and Physical Journal

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J. Souter, 1799 - Medicine
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Page 448 - As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.
Page 3 - The system becomes affected — the pulse is quickened; and shiverings, succeeded by heat, with general lassitude and pains about the loins and limbs, with vomiting, come on. The head is painful, and the patient is now and then even affected with delirium. These symptoms, varying in their degrees of violence, generally continue from one day to three or four, leaving ulcerated sores about the hands...
Page 302 - These lectures will treat: — Of Heat, and its application to the various purposes of life. Of the Combustion of Inflammable Bodies, and the relative quantities of Heat producible by the different substances used as fuel. Of the Management of Fire and the Economy of Fuel. Of the Principles of the Warmth of Clothing. Of the Effects of Heat and of Cold, and of hot and of cold winds, on the human body, in sickness and in health. Of the Effects of breathing vitiated and confined air.
Page 302 - Heat producible by the different substances used as fuel. Of the Management of Fire and the Economy of Fuel. Of the Principles of the Warmth of Clothing. Of the Effects of Heat and of Cold, and of hot and of cold winds, on the human body, in sickness and in health. Of the Effects of breathing vitiated and confined air. Of the Means that may be used to render Dwellinghouses comfortable and salubrious. Of the Methods of procuring and preserving Ice in Summer; and of the best principles for constructing...
Page 3 - ... and soon died away without advancing to maturation; so that I cannot determine whether they had any connection with the preceding symptoms. Thus the disease makes its progress from the horse to the nipple of the cow, and from the cow to the human subject.
Page 225 - Denominations, are, from obs. and experience for thirty years, in Europe, Africa, and America, and on the intermediate seas, reduced under their characteristic Genus, Febrile Infection, and their Cure estab.
Page 277 - From the senses it extends its influence to the mental faculties. The imagination is confused, and disturbed with fear. Terrifying apprehensions perplex the mind, and impress on the countenance the image of this passion.
Page 277 - ... it produces the following symptoms : — The first sensible effect is in the sight ; there appears a preternatural dilatation of the pupil of the eye; vision is rendered indistinct and confused, objects appear multiplied, diversified, and variously coloured ; the patient complains that he...
Page 295 - If a rope (a hempen one it is presumed) be introduced among the branches of a fruit-tree in blossom, and the end of it brought down, so as to terminate in a bucket of water, and should a slight frost take place in the night-time, in that case the tree will not be affected by the frost; but a film of ice, of considerable thickness, will be formed on the surface of the bucket in which the rope's end is immersed, although it has often happened that another bucket of water, placed beside it for...
Page 277 - He fau'ters in pronunciation; his tongue is rendered paralytic; or when he attempts to put it out, he imitates the motions of a person who tries to do the same in a nervous fever.

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