The Eclectic Medical Journal, Volumes 8-9

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Wm. Phillips and Company, 1849 - Medicine, Eclectic
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Page 364 - Dietetical and Medical Hydrology. A treatise on Baths ; including cold, sea, warm, hot, vapor, gas, and mud baths ; also, on the watery regimen, hydropathy, and pulmonary inhalation ; with a description of bathing in ancient and modern times.
Page 124 - Numerous experiments with roasted coffee prove that it is the most powerful means, not only of rendering animal and vegetable effluvia innocuous, but of actually destroying them. A room in which meat in an advanced degree of decomposition had been kept for some time, was instantly deprived of all smell on an open coffee-roaster being carried through it, containing a pound of coffee newly roasted.
Page 286 - A THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL TREATISE ON MIDWIFERY INCLUDING THE DISEASES OF PREGNANCY AND PARTURITION. Revised and Annotated by S. TARNIER. Translated from the Seventh French Edition by WR BULLOCK, MD Royal 8vo, over noo pages, 175 Illustrations, 30s.
Page 376 - ... this is so different from all the former ideas on the subject that some of the tests were carefully duplicated with practically the same results. Specifications for work involving the use of cement mortar always provide that it shall be used within a certain time after it has been mixed, generally from half an hour to an hour and a half, according to the character of the work and the nature of the particular cement. This is because it is considered that cement mortar should be in its permanent...
Page 22 - ... latter organ ; while the iodine is eliminated by the urine much more slowly and in far less quantities than is the case with the iodide. The...
Page 499 - I pencil those parts with a strong solution of the nit argent, say from 3ss to 3i, to ži of distilled water. In the phlegmonous form it will be found necessary to repeat the application more frequently than in the simple, with the addition of a bread and water poultice, applied nearly cold and well sprinkled with water strongly impregnated with the kreosote, or a cloth, kept constantly wet with the solution, especially for the face. The kreosote when applied, should cause the parts to become white...
Page 255 - From the first day of the illness, and as soon as we are certain as to its nature, the patient must be rubbed every morning and evening over the •whole body with a piece of bacon, in such a manner that, with the exception of the face (?) and hairy scalp, a covering of fat is every where applied.
Page 455 - ... resemble them. But, with the accumulated experience of ages bearing upon this important subject, our extended observation has only served to convince us how deficient we are in this department, and how often, even in the first step in our progress, we are left to conjecture.
Page 405 - They ask — and it must be confessed that they ask with reason — what pledge can be afforded them, that the boasted remedies of the present day will not, like their predecessors, fall into disrepute, and, in their turn, serve only as humiliating memorials of the credulity and infatuation of the physicians who commended and prescribed them ?
Page 124 - ... being carried through it containing a pound of coffee newly roasted. In another room exposed to the effluvium occasioned by the clearing out of a...

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