American Medical Gazette and Journal of Health, Volume 11, Issues 3-12

Front Cover
1860 - Medicine
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 295 - and he was wondrous wise—- He jumped into a quick-set hedge, and scratched out both his eyes; And when he saw his eyes were out, with all his might and main, He jumped into another hedge, and scratched them
Page 519 - It seems a commonly received idea among men, and even among women themselves, that it requires nothing but a disappointment in love, the want of an object, a general disgust, or incapacity for other things, to turn a woman into a good nurse. " This reminds one of the parish where a stupid old man was
Page 168 - One science only will one genius fit, So vast is Art, so narrow human wit; Like kings, we lose the conquests gained before, By vain ambition still to make them
Page 562 - in utero, by a continued chain of nervous communication: "For behold, as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy."— (St. Luke,
Page 206 - Resolved, That, in the absence of any evidence establishing the conclusion that yellow fever has ever been conveyed by one person to another, it is the opinion of this Convention, that the personal quarantine of cases of yellow fever may be safely abolished, provided that
Page 521 - patient's bed should always be in the lightest spot in the room; and he should be able to see out of the window. I need scarcely say that the old four-post bed with curtains is utterly inadmissible, whether for sick or well. Hospital bedsteads are in many respects very much less objectionable than private ones.
Page 542 - ALFRED C. POST, MD, Professor of the Principles and Operations of Surgery, with Surgical and Pathological Anatomy. WILLIAM H. VAN BUREN, MD, Professor of General and Descriptive Anatomy. JOHN T. METCALFE, MD, Professor of the Institutes and Practice of Medicine. JWS
Page 520 - Noise.—" Unnecessary noise, or noise that creates an expectation in the mind, is that which hurts a patient. It is rarely the loudness of the noise, the effect upon the organ of the ear itself, which appears to affect the sick. How well a patient will generally bear,
Page 660 - it is absolutely necessary, that besides strictly abstaining from spirituous liquors, you should learn to take arsenic; but do not forget when you have attained the age of 50 years gradually to decrease your dose, till from the dose to which you have been accustomed, you return to that which you began, or even less.
Page 661 - am often obliged to leave it off for two or three days, and I feel only slight languor and loss of appetite, and I resume taking the arsenic in somewhat smaller doses. On two occasions, at the earnest solicitations of my friends, I attempted entirely to leave off the arsenic. The second time was in January,

Bibliographic information