The American Medical Intelligencer: A Concentrated Record of Medical Science and Literature, Band 2

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Robley Dunglison
A. Waldie, 1839
 

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Seite 32 - THE MEDICAL FORMULARY: being a Collection of Prescriptions, derived from the writings and practice of many of the most eminent physicians of America and Europe. Together with the usual Dietetic Preparations and Antidotes for Poisons. To which is added an Appendix, on the Endermic u-se of Medicines, and on the use of Ether and Chloroform.
Seite 64 - ... there is still a vast difference betwixt the slovenly butchering of a man, and the fineness of a stroke that separates the head from the body, and leaves it standing in its place. A man may be capable (as Jack Ketch's wife said of his servant) of a plain piece of work, a bare hanging; but to make a malefactor die sweetly was only belonging to her husband.
Seite 64 - Neither is it true, that this fineness of raillery is offensive. A witty man is tickled while he is hurt in this manner ; and a fool feels it not. The occasion of an offence may possibly be given, but he cannot take it. If it be granted, that in effect this way does more mischief; that a man is secretly wounded, and though he be not sensible himself, yet the malicious world will find it...
Seite 228 - Professor of Materia Medica and Medical Jurisprudence in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Western District of the State of New York, &c.
Seite 348 - INTERMARRIAGE; or, the Mode in which, and the Causes why, Beauty, Health, Intellect result from certain Unions, and Deformity, Disease, and Insanity from others. With Illustrations.
Seite 356 - Mitchell, professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the medical department of...
Seite 64 - How easie it is to call Rogue and Villain, and that wittily! But how hard to make a Man appear a Fool, Introductions a Block-head, or a Knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms!
Seite 313 - The use of instruments of any kind ought not to be allowed in the practice of midwifery from any motives of eligibility. Whoever will give himself time to consider the possible mistakes and want of skill in younger practitioners, which I fear many of us may recollect, the instances of presumption in those who, by experience, have acquired dexterity, and the accidents which, under certain circumstances, seem scarcely to be avoided, will be strongly impressed with the propriety of this rule, as well...
Seite 372 - Jurisprudence, in the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Western District of the State of New York, sic.; mil].
Seite 209 - ... quantity of some cordial liquor. But this has been rare. Few take them longer than two or three days, and the majority of patients do not take them at all. It is proper to add that by cordials I mean vinous liquors. I have most commonly found cider grateful in the first instance, beginning with an ounce two, or three times a day, and increasing according to the effects. Sound beer, or ale is more rarely, but sometimes grateful. In patients much exhausted, however, the strong foreign wines, Sherry,...

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