The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British and Continental Medicine, and of the Progress of Medicine and the Collateral Sciences
William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone
J. Churchill, 1845 - Medicine
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Page 94 - ... stomach, and' a host, of nervous symptoms; gloom, hypochondria, and apprehensions of sudden death. But what most amazed him, and which filled his cup of misery full, was shocks at the epigastrium, which attacked him when first falling asleep every night. These followed him two years, and increased to such a degree that his sleep was a succession of starts, which nearly wore him out. At the end of two years they came upon him during the day. He described them as like shocks of electricity, and...
Page 77 - There was always more or less congestion of the scalp and of the membranes of the brain, with considerable serous effusion under the arachnoid ; while the substance of the brain was unusually white and firm, as if it had lain in alcohol for an hour or two...
Page 54 - Now, if in the treatment of acute rheumatism, you were to choose one indication and abide by it, and were to trust one class of remedies and to it only, you would find more cases that admit of a readier cure by the method now described than by either of the two former. You would find the aggregate of morbid actions and sufferings, which constitute the disease, more surely reached and counteracted, and more quickly abolished by medicines operating upon the 'abdominal viscera only, than by those which...
Page 129 - It consists of an arc of steel covered with leather, at one extremity of which is an oblong padded splint, the other extremity terminates in a nut, containing a quick screw, to which a pad, similar to that of a tourniquet, is attached. The principle of this instrument is...
Page 367 - LATHAM.— ON DISEASES OF THE HEART. Lectures on Subjects connected with Clinical Medicine ; comprising Diseases of the Heart. By PM LATHAM, MD, Physician Extraordinary to the Queen ; and late Physician to St.
Page 369 - Pharmacopoeia, arranged in Classes according to their Action, with their Composition and Doses. By a Practising Physician.
Page 220 - Bird's work, by quoting his practical conclusions drawn from the laws above stated. " 1. Whenever it is desirable to impregnate the urine with a salt, or to excite diuresis by a saline combination, it must be exhibited in solution, so diluted as to contain less than five per cent, of the remedy, or not more than about twentyfive grains in an ordinary draught.