the edinburgh medical and surgical journal

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Page 490 - DR. DJT FRANCIS. CHANGE OF CLIMATE; considered as a Remedy in Dyspeptic, Pulmonary, and other Chronic Affections; with an Account of the most Eligible Places of Residence for Invalids in Spain, Portugal, Algeria...
Page 468 - Lectures on Surgical Pathology. Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, by JAMES PAGET, FRS, Surgeon to Bartholomew and, Christ's Hospital, &c., &c.
Page 164 - BENNETT (HENRY), MD A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON INFLAMMATION OF THE UTERUS, ITS CERVIX AND APPENDAGES, and on its connection with Uterine Disease.
Page 120 - ... the valves and conveyed with the circulating blood until arrested within some arterial canal which may be completely plugged up by it, and thus the supply of blood to an important part be suddenly cut off, and serious, even fatal results ensue. Or, the deposits on the valves may be detached in smaller masses, and pass on into arteries of much less size, or even into the capillaries, where, being arrested, they may cause congestion, followed by stagnation and coagulation of the blood, with all...
Page 427 - Pettenköffer's test decided against the presence of any organic biliary acid The deep colour of the urine in jaundice depended on the presence of bile pigment solely ; no trace of cholic acid was discoverable. The author considered the majority of cases of jaundice to depend on the absorption into the blood, not of completely formed bile, but of one of its constituents only, the yellow pigment ; and this might take place in one of three ways : 1. By a mechanical obstruction to the flow of bile into...
Page 123 - The pleurae were adherent in places; the lungs oedematous, and in places solidified by compact grayishwhite masses, such as might result from uncured pneumonia. The pulmonary vessels were free from old coagula. The liver and intestinal canal were healthy. The spleen was large, pale, and soft. One large portion, about a fourth of the organ, was converted into a mass of firm, yellowishwhite, cheesy substance.
Page 335 - THE undersigned, a Committee of the American Medical Association on the Permanent Cure of Reducible Hernia, beg leave respectfully to report : — That they addressed a number of questions to their professional brethren throughout the country, in the hope that they might in this way gain such information on the subject of their commission as they would not be likely to obtain in any other. They regret, however, to be compelled to state that they have received but seven answers, and that, though some...

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