The Dublin Journal of Medical and Chemical Science, Volume 1
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Page 87 - OBSERVATIONS ON OBSTETRIC AUSCULTATION, With an Analysis of the Evidences of Pregnancy, and an Inquiry into the Proofs of the Life and Death of the Foetus in Utero. BY EVORY KENNEDY, MD With an Appendix containing Legal Notes, by JOHN SMITH, Esq.
Page 478 - ... Introduction of Frogs into Ireland. — It is not generally known that the introduction of frogs into Ireland is of comparatively recent date. In the seventeenth number of the Dublin University Magazine, there is a quotation from the writings of Donat, who was himself an Irishman, and bishop of...
Page 478 - ... believe attended with much pain. The appearance of the infant, however, while in this state of compression, is frightful, and its little black eyes, forced out by the tightness of the bandages, resemble those of a mouse choked in a trap. When released from this inhuman process, the head is perfectly flattened, and the upper part of it seldom exceeds an inch in thickness. It never afterwards recovers its rotundity. They deem this an essential point of beauty...
Page 477 - Immediately after birth the infant is placed in a kind of oblong cradle formed like a trough, with moss under it. One end, on which the head reposes, is more elevated than the rest. A padding is then placed on the forehead with a piece of cedar-bark over it, and by means of cords passed through small holes on each side of the cradle the padding is pressed against the head. It is kept in this manner upwards of a year, and is not I believe attended with much pain.
Page 339 - ... as that which occupied the place of the left lung. The reticulated lining of the ventricle, which here and there allowed the fat to appear between its fibres, alone presented any appearance of muscular structure. " The left ventricle was very thin, and its whole surface was covered with a layer of fat. Beneath this the muscular structure was not a line in thickness...
Page 452 - After the ointment has been applied a sufficient length of time to put the constitution completely under its influence, the feeling of heat and tingling extends itself from the place where the friction may have been made, over the whole surface of the body, and in some instances involuntary twitchings of the muscles of the mouth and eyelids are induced ; but these symptoms disappear so...
Page 475 - A careful examination of these skulls has convinced me that their peculiar shape cannot be owing to artificial pressure. The great elongation of the face and the direction of the plane of the occipital bone are not to be reconciled with this opinion, and therefore we must conclude that the peculiarity of shape depends on a natural conformation.
Page 299 - With the exception of twenty men and the guides, who knew how to guard against the calamity, the whole division were struck blind three leagues distant from the nearest human habitation. The guides galloped on to a village in advance, and brought out a hundred Indians to assist in leading the men. Many of the sufferers, maddened by pain, had strayed away from the column, and perished before the return of the guides, who, together with the Indians, took charge of long files of the poor sightless soldiers,...
Page 60 - ... should be slower and more painful. In every instance which came under my observation, the patients were conscious that they had been wandering, and occasionally apologized for anything wrong they might have said, although they were not aware of what the exact nature of their observations might...
Page 145 - Besides his extraordinary equestrian talents, the extreme peculiarity, the almost preternatural acuteness and intensity of his sensual perceptions, appeared particularly remarkable in Caspar Hauser, during his abode in Professor Daumer's house. As to his sight, there existed in respect to him no twilight, no night, no darkness. This was first noticed, by remarking that at night he stepped everywhere with the greatest confidence ; and that, in dark places, he always refused a light when it was offered...