International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures

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J.B. Lippincott., 1915 - 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, by leading members of the medical profession throughout the world.
Page 8 - These symptoms are considered as typical, every precaution being taken to make sure that they were not caused by any other disease. The convicts upon whom the experiment was being made, as well as twenty other convicts who were selected...
Page 211 - ... chair while her bed is making. This is repeated once or twice a day until the fourth or fifth day, when she, if so disposed, gets up and dresses herself. No patient quits her bed against her will ; yet the force of example is so great, that very few care to stay in bed, when they see their companions up and about.
Page 235 - So strongly do I now feel on this subject that I would consider myself guilty of a criminal act were I to advise my patient to run the risk of her life — and such a risk — before having given a fair trial to this treatment, even though I were sure that the mortality would not be greater than that which hysterectomy has given me in my private cases — under four per cent.
Page 2 - We want an association in which there will be no medical politics and no medical ethics : an association in which no one will care who are the officers, and who are not ; in which he will not ask from which part of the country a man came, but whether he has done good work, and will do more ; whether he has something to say worth hearing, and can say it.
Page 115 - ... soon as the patient lies down. At a later stage, when the daily descent of the viscera has continued for a considerable time, the displacement persists in the horizontal position. The degree of ptosis of the different organs depends upon their weight and upon the length and elasticity of their peritoneal attachments, which, in the absence of their natural support, act as true ligaments.
Page 2 - It is because we want an Association in which there will be no medical politics, and no medical ethics ; an Association in which no one will care who are the officers...
Page 134 - Gastro-enterostomy is never followed by an improvement in cases of gastroptosis ; in rare cases of severe kinking at the splenic flexure a short-circuiting operation, such as an anastomosis between its limbs, may be required, and the results obtained are generally satisfactory, as in one case of the sort upon which Mr.
Page 8 - ... exactly as were the remaining convicts. They had the same routine work and discipline, the same periods of recreation and the same water to drink. Their quarters were better than those of the other convicts. The diet given them consisted of biscuits, fried mush, grits and brown gravy, syrup, corn bread, cabbage, sweet potatoes, rice, collards and coffee with sugar. All components of the dietary were of the best quality and were properly cooked. As a preliminary, and to determine if the convicts...
Page 263 - Now if a survivor of this ship had been so skillfully anesthetized on his bed just before the accident, that he knew nothing of the impending disaster, and if he then had been gently carried up on deck, lowered into a life-boat and taken aboard the rescue ship without being allowed to awaken from his anesthesia until...

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