The North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 7

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1829 - Medicine
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Page vi - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 126 - ELEMENTS OF PHYSICS, OR NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, GENERAL AND MEDICAL, explained independently of TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS, and containing New Disquisitions and Practical Suggestions.
Page 439 - Pennsylvania, the degree of doctor of medicine was conferred on the following gentlemen, who submitted inaugural dissertations to the examination of the medical faculty, on the following subjects: Mr.
Page vi - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 415 - I, as a medical man, were asked by an insurance company concerning the state of a man's health who was unwilling to move, who was subject to control upon his intellect, and who had lost his speech, I should not consider myself at liberty to forbear mentioning these circumstances.
Page 209 - When the tumor was viewed in profile it extended eight inches from the front of the neck. It completely filled the mouth, and occupied all the space below it, from jaw to jaw. The tongue was thrust out of its place, and lay between the teeth and cheek of the right side.
Page 429 - Berzelius had passed what is probably the most scathing criticism he ever uttered : " This work belongs to those few productions from which science will derive no advantage whatever. Much of the experimental part, even of the fundamental experiments, appears to have been made at the writing desk ; and the greatest civility which his contemporaries can show its author, is to forget that it Was ever published
Page 420 - A movable velum is placed in the posterior centre of the elastic gum. That these may partake of the natural movements of the parts during deglutition, a spring is affixed behind them, one end of which is fastened to the posterior and anterior surfaces of the principal plate, and the other end rests gently against the posterior face of the india-rubber; this keeps it always in close apposition with the edges of the fissure during deglutition.
Page 233 - The laws of attraction and repulsion are to be regarded as laws of motion, and these only as rules or methods observed in the productions of natural effects, the efficient and final causes whereof are not of mechanical consideration. Certainly, if the explaining a phenomenon be to assign its proper efficient and final cause,* it should seem the mechanical philosophers never explained any thing ; their...
Page 179 - ... suppress exhumation, to endeavour to execute the existing laws with increased severity, or to enact new and more rigorous ones. The effect of interpreting and executing the laws with increasing rigour has been, not to suppress exhumation, but to raise the price of bodies, and to increase the number of exhumators. So long as there is no legalized mode of supplying the dissecting schools, so long the practice of disinterment will continue...

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