The Journal of Electro-therapeutics, Volume 15

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A.L. Chatterton & Company, 1897 - Physical therapy

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Page 50 - As a unit of resistance, the international ohm, which is based upon the ohm equal to 10" units of resistance of the CGS system of electromagnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area and of the length of 106.3 centimetres.
Page 163 - A prominent Vermont physician, writing to thank the Imperial Granum Company for copies of their famous Clinical Record, adds the following convincing words as to the merits of their product as a food for children : " I can show a baby that has been reared on Imperial Granum — after trying numerous other foods until he was reduced to a mere skeleton — that is now as tough and strong a boy of fourteen months as can be found anywhere.
Page 51 - The unit of quantity shall be what is known as the international coulomb, which is the quantity of electricity transferred by a current of one international ampere in one second. Fifth. The unit of capacity shall be what is known as the international farad, which is the capacity of a condenser charged to a potential of one international volt by one international coulomb of electricity.
Page 51 - The unit of power shall be the Watt, which is equal to ten million units of power in the centimeter-gram-second system, and which is practically equivalent to the work done at the rate of one Joule per second.
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Page 50 - Henry, which is the induction in a circuit when the electro-motive force induced in this circuit is one international volt while the inducing current varies at the rate of one Ampere per second.
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Page 162 - December 27, 1896,) records four cases of prostatic retention treated with much success by the above method. After thoroughly emptying the rectum the patient is anesthetized and a rectal speculum passed, the upper part of the bowel is plugged with gauze, and then, under the guidance of the finger, a specially devised hook with graduated stems is passed into the prostate to steady it. The prostate is then cauterized with a Paquelin or galvano-caustic over the extent required. The operation only lasts...

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