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SWERINGEN (HIRAM v.).

Member American Pharmaceutical Association, &c. PHARMACEUTICAL LEXICON. A Dictionary of Pharmaceu

tical Science. Containing a concise explanation of the various subjects and terms of Pharmacy, with appropriate selections from the collateral sciences. Formulæ for officinal, empirical, and dietetic preparations; selections from the prescriptions of the most eminent physicians of Europe and America; an alphabetical list of diseases and their definitions; an account of the various modes in use for the preservation of dead bodies for interment or dissection; tables of signs and abbreviations, weights and measures, doses, antidotes to poisons, &c., &c., and as an item of curiosity, a few leaves from a dispensatory published in the seventeenth century. Designed as a guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, Physician, &c. Nearly ready.

BURDON-SANDERSON (1.), M.D.

Professor of Practical Physiology in University College, London. HANDBOOK FOR THE PHYSIOLOGICAL LABORATORY.

Being Practical Exercises for Students in Physiology and Histology, by E. KLEIN, M.D., formerly Privat-Docent in Histology in the University of Vienna; Assistant Professor in the Pathological Laboratory of the Brown Institution, London ; J. BURDON-SANDERSON, M.D., F.R.S., Professor of Practical Physiology in University College, London ; MICHAEL FOSTER, M.D., F.R.S., Fellow of and Prælector of Physiology in Trinity College, Cambridge ; and T. LAUDER BRUNTON, M.D., D.Sc., Lecturer on Materia Medica in the Medical College of Bartholomew's Hospital. Edited by J. BURDON-SANDERSON. Containing 124 full-page Plates, or over 350 Illustrations. 2. vols.

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SAVAGE (HENRY), M. D., F.R.C.S.

Consulting Physician to the Samaritan Free Hospital, London. THE SURGERY, SURGICAL PATHOLOGY, and Surgical Anat

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TANNER (THOMAS HAWKES); M. D., F.R. C. S., &c. MEMORANDA OF POISONS. A New and much enlarged Edition. Price

$0.75 This manual is intended to assist the practitioner in the diagnosis and treatment of poisoning, and especially to prevent his attributing to natural disease symptoms due to the administration of deadly drugs.

OTHER WORKS BY SAME AUTHOR.
THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE. Fifth American Edition.
A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF IN-

FANCY AND CHILDHOOD. Third American Edition.
AN INDEX OF DISEASES, AND THEIR TREATMENT.

“Dr. Tanner has always shown in his writings that he possesses a peculiar faculty of committing to print just that kind of information which the practitioner most needs in every day practice, and of rejecting useless theory." Lancet.

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THOROWGOOD (J. C.), M. D.
Physician to the City of London Hospital for Diseases of the Chest, and to the West London Hospital, &c.
NOTES ON ASTHMA. Its various Forms, their Nature and

Treatment, including Hay Asthma, with an Appendix of Formulæ, &c.
Second Edition. Price

$1.75

TOMES (JOHN), F. R. S.

Late Dental Surgeon to the Middlesex and Dental Hospitals, &c.
A SYSTEM OF DENTAL SURGERY. The Second Revised and

Enlarged Edition, by CHARLES S. TOMES, M.A., Lecturer on Dental
Anatomy and Physiology, and Assistant Dental Surgeon to the Dental
Hospital of London. With 263 Illustrations. Price

$5.00 This book has been for some time out of print in this country. The material progress made in the science of Dental Surgery since its first publication has rendered large additions and many revisions necessary to the New Edition : in order to bring it fully up to the time; this has been done without increasing the size of the book more than possible. Many improvements, however, will be found added to the Text, and some Sixty new illustrations are incorporated in the volume.

TROUSSEAU (A.), M. D.
Professor of Clinical Medicine to the Faculty of Medicine, Paris ; Physician to the Hotel Dieu, &c., &c.
LECTURES ON CLINICAL MEDICINE. Delivered at the Hotel

Dieu, Paris. Vol. I. Translated with Notes and Appendices, by P.
VICTOR BAZINE, M.D., London and Paris. Vols. II., III., IV., and
V., Translated from the Third Revised and Enlarged Edition, under
the auspices of the Sydenham Society, by John Rose CORMACK, M.D.,
Edinburgh; M.D., Paris, F.R.S.E., &c.
Price of Vols. 1, 2, and 3, each,

$5.00 4 and 5 This edition of Trousseau's Lectures, so favorably received, as well by the profession of the United States as abroad, is published in this country in connection with the New Sydenham Society. THE WORK IS NOW COMPLETE; each volume can be furnished separately.

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TUKE (DANIEL S.), M. D.

Associate Author of "A Manual of Psychological Medicine," &c. ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE MIND UPON THE BODY. Octavo. Price

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$2.25 The author of this volume is the translator of Duchenne's great work on “ Localized Electrization.”. Avoiding contested points in electro-physiology and therapeutics, he has prepared this handbook as containing all that is essential for the busy practitioner to know, not only when, but in EXPLICIT AND FULL DETAIL, how to use Electricity in the treatment of disease, and to make the practitioner as much at home in the use of his electrical as his other medical instruments.

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Medical Officer to the Convict Prison at Portsmouth. A HANDBOOK OF HYGIENE AND SANITARY SCIENCE. With Engravings.

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WARD (STEPHEN H.), M.D., F. R. C. P.

Physician to the Seaman's Hospital, &c., &c.
ON SOME AFFECTIONS OF THE LIVER and Intestinal Canal;

with Remarks on Ague and its Sequelæ, Scurvy, Purpura, &c.
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WALKER (ALEXANDER). INTERMARRIAGE. Or, the Mode in which, and the Causes why,

Beauty, Health, and Intellect result from certain Unions, and Deformity, Disease, and Insanity from others. Demonstrated by delineations of the structure, forms, and descriptions of the functions and capacities which each parent in every pair bestows on children, in conformity with certain natural laws, and by an account of corresponding effects in the breeding of animals. With Illustrations. Price. $1.50

WEDL (CARL), M. D.

Professor of Histology, &c., in the University of Vienna.
DENTAL PATHOLOGY. The Pathology of the Teeth. With

Special Reference to their Anatomy and Physiology. First American
Edition, translated by W. E. BOARDMAN, M.D., with Notes by Thos.
B. HITCHCOCK, M.D., Professor of Dental Pathology and Therapeutics
in the Dental School of Harvard University, Cambridge. With 105
Illustrations.

Price, in Cloth, $4.50; Leather, $5.50 This work exhibits laborious research and medical culture of no ordinary character. It covers the entire field of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology of the Teeth. The author, Prof. Wedl, has thoroughly mastered the subject, using with great benefit to the book the very valuable material left by the late Dr. Heider, Professor of Dental Pathology in the University of Vienna, the result of the life-long work of this eminent man.

JUST READY.

FOR THE

PHYSIOLOGICAL LABORATORY.

BY

E. KLEIN, M. D., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN THE PATHOLOGICAL LABORATORY OF THE BROWN INSTITUTION, LONDON,

FORMERLY PRIVAT-DOCENT IN HISTOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA;

J. BURDON-SANDERSON, M. D., F. R. S.,

PROFESSOR OF PRACTICAL PHYSIOLOGY IN THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, LONDON;

MICHAEL FOSTER, M. A., M. D., F. R. S.,

FELLOW OF, AND PRÆLECTOR OF PHYSIOLOGY IN, TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE;

AND

T. LAUDER BRUNTON, M. D., D. Sc., LECTURER ON MATERIA MEDICA IN THE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S HOSPITAL, LONDON.

EDITED BY

J. BURDON-SANDERSON.

WITH

ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-THREE PLATES.

CONTAINING

THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-THREE ILLUSTRATIONS.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I. TEXT. VOL. II. ILLUSTRATIONS.

PHILADELPHIA:
LINDSAY & BLAKISTON.

OF

SANDERSON'S HAND-BOOK.

This book is intended for beginners in physiological work. It is a book of methods, not a compendium of the science of physiology, and consequently claims a place rather in the laboratory than in the study. But although designed for workers, the authors believe that it will be found not the less useful to those who desire to inform themselves by reading as to the extent to which the science is based on experiment, and as to the nature of the experiments which chiefly deserve to be regarded as fundamental.

The practical purpose of the book has been strictly kept in view, both in the arrangement and in the selection of the subjects. Many subjects are entirely omitted which form important chapters in every text-book. They have been left out either because they do not admit of experimental demonstration, or because the experiments required are of too difficult or complicated a character to be either shown to a class or performed by a beginner.

The mode of arrangement will be found to be somewhat different in the four sections into which the work is divided. This difference, although in part attributable to difference of authorship, is mainly due to the peculiarities of the modes of demonstration required in the several subjects.

As regards the physiology of the nerve and muscle, it is sufficient to refer the reader to the author's introduction for an exposition of the method followed. In the histological part will be found a purely objective description of anatomical facts and methods. Substituting chemical for anatomical, the same thing might be said of the chapters relating to the chemical functions. Here, where minuteness of description is essential, great pains have been taken to give the student the most ample details as regards materials for work, instruments and methods. In the chapter on the blood, the same object has been kept in view, but in those relating to the mechanical functions of circulation and respiration, where either man or the higher animals must be for the most part the subjects of observation, and where consequently the conditions of experiment are complicated by the interference of the nervous system to an extent which it is often difficult to estimate, it has been found impossible to avoid entering somewhat more largely into theoretical explanations.

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