The Practitioner, Volume 7

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John Brigg, 1871
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Page 181 - At first small gray specks or elevated gray spots (glanders-nodules), varying in size from that of a pin's head to that of a pea, make their appearance (Fig.
Page 128 - The Physiological Effects of Severe and Protracted Muscular Exercise ; with special reference to its Influence upon the Excretion of Nitrogen. By Austin Flint, Jr., MD, etc. 12mo Cloth, 1 00 The Source of Muscular Power. Arguments and Conclusions drawn from Observation upon the Human Subject under Conditions of Rest and of Muscular Exercise.
Page 128 - A TREATISE ON DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. By WILLIAM A. HAMMOND, MD, Professor of Diseases of the Mind and Nervous System, and of Clinical Medicine, in the Bellevue Hospital Medical College ; Physician-in-chief to the New- York State Hospital for Diseases of the Nervous System, etc.
Page 230 - All things are taken from us, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful Past. Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with evil? Is there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave? All things have rest, and ripen toward the grave In silence ; ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease.
Page 115 - British Medical Journal. Extract of Conium in Inflammation of the Breast.— M. Aldstadter, of Pesth, strongly recommends ( Wiener Med. Presse, No. 12, 1871) small doses of extract of conium, repeated several times in the course of the day, for the resolution of inflammation of the breast, arising from stasis of the milk in puerperal women, and reports several cases in which striking advantage was obtained from its use. In all instances care should be taken to obtain as pure and active a specimen...
Page 161 - ... say what became of them ; the other five, though their symptoms were checked, remained in a state of what might be described as sub-acute rheumatism during from ten to twenty-two days. " I cannot help remarking, with emphasis, on the contradiction to old ideas which is involved in the effect of this iron treatment upon the furred tongue. Of course it becomes speedily blackened ; but so far from the furring increasing, or the dryness and foul taste becoming more pronounced, what commonly happens...
Page 249 - Scott by the above described method, the patient, a young gentleman, was so disfigured as to present the appearance of a negro, his face being blackened, his lips swollen and everted, eyelids closed, hair and beard much singed, intense intolerance of light, and profuse lachrymation, with great suffering. The application of the carbolic acid and oil was followed by instant relief, and the oil becoming more fluid from the heat of the skin, ran over the skin with the appearance of thick ink.
Page 235 - Glycerinoe, qs ; mix them to the consistence of a moderately thin paste. This is to be spread in a medium thick layer with a spatula, over and upon both mammary glands, from the .sternum to the axilla. Cover with a cloth dipped in olive-oil, and this in turn with oiled silk. Allow the dressing to remain undisturbed during a variable period of from two to three or four weeks, inasmuch as it can be worn by the patient for any length of time without inconvenience.
Page 169 - ... by this method. He also gave the particulars of a case of epithelioma of the lower lip which had been previously removed by operation. On the return of the disease the patient was sent to Dr. Wynn Williams, who, by two injections of bromine, caused the entire and, so far, permanent removal of the disease. A vignette of the patient was exhibited. Dr. BBAXTON HICKS read a paper " On a Bare Form of Hcemorrhage.
Page 160 - ... doses of the tincture of sesquichloride, from three to six of which, according to the severity of the symptoms, have been given in each twenty-four hours. I have several times called the attention of the students to the fact that (unlike what used to happen) these patients reappear in my out-patient room on my next hospital day ; and in the great majority of instances declare themselves greatly relieved.

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