International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures

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J.B. Lippincott., 1909 - Clinical medicine
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Page i - INTERNATIONAL CLINICS. A Quarterly of Illustrated Clinical Lectures and Especially Prepared Original Articles on Treatment, Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics, Pathology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Otology, Rhinology, Laryngology, Hygiene, and Other Topics of Interest to Students and Practitioners.
Page 198 - You have come too late,' but cannot be so candidly expressed, because he must guard the reputation of his professional brother. I admit that the false modesty of the patient, especially in some classes of society, makes the position a difficult one, especially for the young family doctor, but let me implore you all to awake to what is at stake, and to be firm in your demand for an examination, and if you have any doubt after such an...
Page 197 - ... journals, to sternly cast aside that too great modesty, or that tendency to treat as trivial, small symptoms, and to at once take alarm about, and carefully investigate, every case in which there is brought to their notice an abnormality in menstruation, or a vaginal discharge of any kind, however trifling. A very grave responsibility lies at the doors of the medical profession for the small progress made in the early diagnosis of uterine cancer and its successful treatment.
Page 48 - The same proposition (Pr. 13) which enables us to find a mean proportional between two given lines, will also enable us to find a mean proportional between the first and second, and between the second and third ; and thus to interpolate mean proportionals between the terms to any extent. But to find two mean proportionals, or, A and B being given, to find x and y, so that A : x '. \ y '. B, is a problem beyond the reach of Plane Geometry.
Page 19 - It is our belief that the analysis of histories of cases of epidemic meningitis which have been presented in this article furnish convincing proof that the antimeningitis serum when used by the subdural method of injection, in suitable doses and at proper intervals, is capable of reducing the period of illness; of preventing in large measure the chronic lesions and types of the infection; of bringing about complete restoration...
Page 19 - ... serum, when used by the subdural method of injection, in suitable doses and at proper intervals, is capable of reducing the period of illness ; of preventing, in large measure, the chronic lesions and types of the infection ; of bringing about complete restoration to health, in all but a very small number of the recovered, thus lessening the serious, deforming, and permanent consequences of meningitis, and of greatly diminishing the fatalities due to the disease.
Page 62 - For purposes of management: (o) in overcoming the morbid resistance of patients for their own benefit (for example, as regards the administration of food or medicine) ; (6) hypnotism may be used in cases of excitement and violence, instead of mechanical, chemical or physical restraint.
Page 198 - ... uterine cancer and its successful treatment. How constantly is the consultant told : ' I mentioned it to my doctor weeks or months ago, but he said, " Oh, it is nothing ; I will send you a little medicine or a little injection...
Page 254 - August 30, 1909, a prominent red swelling occurred on the right leg at the junction of the middle and upper thirds, this swelling itched considerably.

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