the britsh and foreign medical review or quarterly journal of practical medicine and surgery

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Page 118 - Opium, grind these to a powder and then mix the other powders with these. Dose from forty to sixty or seventy grains in a glass of White Wine Posset going to bed. Covering up warm and drinking a quart or three pints of the Posset, drink while sweating.
Page 400 - ... tergiversation and treachery. But a more urgent and important instance of their incapacity and cowardice has burst upon the astonished public in the case of Canada. We shall not attempt to go through the long series of facts and reasonings on this subject which are to be found in the various works, the titles of which we have placed at the head of this article. We are not now about to discuss the details of the Canadian question as between this country and the colony, but as between this country...
Page 85 - ... lest some unpleasant dispute might occur, and his conviction that if it did, it would ' certainly prove fatal to him. On arriving at the hospital he found the Board already assembled, and, entering the room, presented the memorial of the young men, and proceeded to urge the propriety of their being admitted. In the course of his remarks he made some...
Page 395 - ... having previously calculated the time when each envelope shall be unfolded, and allow the pill to produce the effects of their usual allowance. When this baneful habit has become confirmed, it is almost impossible to break it off; the torments of the opium-eater, when deprived of this stimulant, are as dreadful as his bliss is complete when he has taken it ; to him night brings the torments of hell, day the bliss of paradise.
Page 85 - In the course of his remarks, he made some observation which one of his colleagues thought it necessary instantly and flatly to contradict. Hunter immediately ceased speaking, retired from the table, and struggling to suppress the tumult of his passion, hurried into the adjoining room, which he had scarcely reached when, with a deep groan, he fell lifeless into the arms of Dr. Kobertson, one of the physicians of the hospital, who chanced to be present.
Page 454 - Concurrently with the altered colour of the areola, the nipples and surrounding integuments become swollen, puffy, and more moist, secreting a fluid which stains the linen ; and the veins beneath the skin become more visible. Prominent points or glandular follicles, varying in number from twelve to twenty, project from the sixteenth to the eighth part of an inch, immediately around the base of the nipple. These changes, which are often well marked, are not, however, always so. The darkening of the...
Page 460 - ... having the appearance of little bags, the bottoms of which are attached to, or imbedded in, its substance ; they then expand or belly out a little, and again grow smaller towards their outer or uterine end, which in by far the greater number of them is an open mouth when separated from the uterus ; how it may be while they are adherent, I cannot at present say. Some of them, which I have found more deeply imbedded in the decidua, were completely closed sacs. Their form is circular, or nearly...
Page 61 - First, Too constant and too powerful excitement of the mind, which the strife for wealth, office, political distinction, and party success produces in this free country. Second, The predominance given to the nervous system, by too early cultivating the mind and exciting the feelings of children. Third, Neglect of Physical education, or the equal and proper development of all the organs of the body.
Page 94 - ... (Archbold, p. 367.) By an ' independent circulation ' we can only understand that condition in which breathing is established, and blood no longer passes from the mother to the child. Thus, this state would be proved by a cessation of pulsation in the cord, and the crying or audible respiration of...
Page 280 - District of small extent, and will thus show in what part of the kingdom each death has occurred. If, therefore, the cause of death be correctly inserted, there will exist thenceforward public documents, from whence may be derived a more accurate knowledge, not only of the comparative prevalence of various mortal diseases, as regards the whole of England and Wales, but also of the localities in which they respectively prevail, and the sex, nye, and condition of life which each principally affects.

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