British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of Practial Medicine and Surgery, Volume 18

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1856 - Medicine

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Page 43 - Wilson. — A MEMOIR OF GEORGE WILSON, MD, FRSE, Regius Professor of Technology in the University of Edinburgh. By his SISTER. New Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. "An exquisite and touching portrait of a rare and beautiful spirit.
Page 1 - Professor Owen's Lectures on the Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of the Vertebrate Animals, delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1844 and 1846.
Page 115 - MR. ALFRED HAVILAND, MRCS CLIMATE, WEATHER, AND DISEASE; being a Sketch of the Opinions of the most celebrated Ancient and Modern Writers with regard to the Influence of Climate and Weather in producing Disease.
Page 356 - MR. SHAW, MRCS THE MEDICAL REMEMBRANCER ; OR, BOOK OF EMERGENCIES : in which are concisely pointed out the Immediate Remedies to be adopted in the First Moments of Danger from Poisoning, Drowning, Apoplexy, Burns, and other Accidents; with the Tests for the Principal Poisons, and other useful Information. Fourth Edition. Edited, with Additions, by JONATHAN HUTCHINSON, MRCS 32mo. cloth, 2s. 6d. DR. SIBSON, FRS MEDICAL ANATOMY. With coloured Plates. Imperial folio.
Page 45 - Sidelights" means a green light on the starboard side and a red light on the port side...
Page 315 - The leading and characteristic features of the morbid state to which I would direct attention are anaemia, general languor and debility, remarkable feebleness of the heart's action, irritability of the stomach and a peculiar change of colour of the skin occurring in connection with a diseased condition of the suprarenal capsules.
Page 146 - As an immediate effect of the manifestation of mechanical force, we see, that a part of the muscular substance loses its vital properties, its character of life; that this portion separates from the living part, and loses its capacity of growth and its power of resistance. We find that this change of properties is accompanied by the entrance of a foreign body (oxygen) into the composition of the muscular...
Page 355 - DRUITT'S MODERN SURGERY. Eleventh Edition. The Surgeon's Vade Mecum; a Manual of Modern Surgery. By ROBERT DRUITT, FRCS Eleventh Enlarged Edition, with 369 Illustrations. 864 pp. 1878. Price $5.00 This is a most complete, accurate, and trustworthy Hand, or Text-Book of Surgery. Unrivaled as a book for the Student. Fully illustrated, and brought up to the present state of the science. In use in many Medical Colleges.
Page 311 - ... quite removes the patient's sufferings, and is not unfrequently followed by the complete rectification of the position of the womb. The principle, indeed, upon which I act in the management of these cases amounts pretty much to this ; that to the best of my power I take care of the general symptoms, and leave the misplacement to take care of itself.
Page 7 - ... aliment, and in the method of its introduction. For whilst the protophyte obtains the materials of its nutrition from the air and moisture that surround it, and possesses the power of detaching oxygen, hydrogen, carbon, and nitrogen from their previous binary...

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