An appeal to the medical profession, on the utility of the improved patent syringe, with directions for its several uses, Band 6


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Seite 147 - The ancient laws of the country ordained men to be kept on bread alone, unmixed with salt, as the severest punishment that could be inflicted upon them in their moist climate. The effect was horrible ; these wretched criminals are said to have been devoured by worms engendered in their own stomachs.
Seite 179 - ... and the greenish, belong to few but the poisonous. The safe kinds have most frequently a compact, brittle texture ; the flesh is white ; they grow more readily in open places, such as dry pastures and waste lands, than in places humid or shaded by wood. In general, those should be suspected which grow in caverns and subterranean passages, on animal matter undergoing putrefaction, as well as those whose flesh is soft or watery.
Seite 570 - Physicians : with numerous additions, illustrative of the comparative salubrity, longevity, mortality, and prevalence of diseases in the principal countries and cities of the civilized world.
Seite 179 - Whenever a fungus is pleasant in flavour and odour, it may be considered wholesome ; if, on the contrary, it have an offensive smell, a bitter, astringent, or styptic taste, or even if it leave an unpleasant flavour in the mouth, it should not be considered fit for food. The colour, figure, and texture of these vegetables do not afford any characters on which we can safely rely ; yet, it may be remarked, that in colour, the pure yellow, gold colour, bluish...
Seite 187 - For many fortunate discoveries in medicine, and for the detection of numerous errors, the world is indebted to the rapid circulation of Monthly Journals ; and there never existed any work to which the Faculty in EUROPE and AMEKICA were under deeper obligations than to the Medical and Physical Journal of London, now forming a long, but an invaluable, series."— RUSH.
Seite 535 - ... therein. I am led to the conclusion, for the reasons given in this letter, that it would not be advisable now to propose, on the part of my government, to take an active part in the prosecutions connected with the Alexandra. I am the more confirmed in this opinion from the fact that I have reason soon to expect more specific directions from Washington in connection with the management of the questions involved in the proceedings that may be taken in the courts.
Seite 164 - The mucous membrane, except when inflamed, which it not unfrequently is, has an unnatural whiteness, is often soft and pulpy, and in general — especially in the stomach and small intestines — can be easily detached by scraping, in the form of a thick pulp, from the subjacent coat. These appearances are sometimes more or less partial ; but some of them are generally found throughout the whole extent of the tube. They extend, in some cases, to the mucous membrane of the bladder and ureters, and...
Seite 363 - Was the wound such as might have resulted from accident during a scuffle, or did it carry with it clear and undoubted proofs of design...
Seite 1 - Journals ; and there nerer existed any work, to which the Faculty, in Europe and America, were under deeper obligations, than to the Medical and Physical Journal of London, now forming a long, but an invaluable, ifrics.-RU.SH.
Seite 224 - January 20th, 1829,1 tried the effects of mesmerism upon 161 persons, of whom 98 manifested undeniable effects; some in one minute, some not till the operation had been repeated several times. There was hardly an instance where disease existed, that relief was not procured; and many of the patients offered phenomena as extraordinary as any recounted in Germany or France.

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