The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal: Exhibiting a Concise View of the Latest and Most Important Discoveries in Medicine, Surgery, and Pharmacy, Volume 76

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Page 236 - OF CHEMISTRY ; Including the most Recent Discoveries and Applications of the Science to Medicine and Pharmacy, and to the Arts. By ROBERT KANE, MDMRIA, Professor of Natural Philosophy to the Royal Dublin Society.
Page 398 - DR. HUNTER LANE, FLS A COMPENDIUM OF MATERIA MEDICA AND PHARMACY; adapted to the London Pharmacopoeia, 1851, embodying all the new French, American, and Indian Medicines, and also comprising a Summary of Practical Toxicology.
Page 228 - ... 6. The treatment of aneurism by compression does not involve the slightest risk to the patient, and if persevered in cannot fail of effecting a cure. 7. A cure of aneurism effected by compression, according to the rules laid down here, must necessarily be permanent ; and in every case in which a cure has been accomplished, the patients have remained well subsequently. 8.
Page 228 - I shall conclude with a summary of some of the most material points bearing upon this method of treatment:— 1. The arteries to which compression is applicable being far more frequently the subject of aneurism than those to which it is inapplicable, compression is calculated to supersede the ligature in the great majority of cases. 2. The cure of aneurism by compression upon the artery between the aneurismal...
Page 171 - On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation, illustrating such work by all reasonable arguments ; as, for instance, the variety and formation of God's creatures, in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms ; the effect of digestion, and thereby of conversion ; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments ; as also by discoveries, ancient and modern, in arts, sciences, and in the whole extent of literature.
Page 311 - ... surgeons and students of the establishment. He is completely covered with a green horny substance in the form of quills, not dissimilar to those which are produced on the porcupine. The parts which have escaped the deformity are his face, the palms of his hands, and soles of his feet ; every other part of his person is abundantly supplied with this green homey substance.
Page 171 - President, should be appointed to write, print and publish one thousand copies of a work, on the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as manifested in the Creation ; illustra.
Page 459 - It may be remarked, by the way, that it is often advisable to add a small allowance of malt liquor at dinner, as otherwise the craving of the appetite is less easily appeased. The beers to be avoided are of course the thick sweet kinds ; but that which is thoroughly fermented, at a low temperature in the Bavarian way, seems to contain very little injurious matter. I do not know that any advice concerning sleep is peculiarly applicable to obese persons, beyond what we should recommend to all classes...

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