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REVIEWS.

I.

Statistical Reports on the Sickness, Mortality, and Invaliding among the

Troops in Western Africa, St. Helena, the Cape of Good Hope, and the

Mauritius - - - - - - I

1. On the Sickness and Mortality among the Troops on the West-

ern coast of Africa - - - • -2

A. Sierra Leone Command - - - -2

B. Cape Coast Command - - - 12

2. On the Sickness and Mortality among the Troops serving in the

Island of St. Helena - - - - - 17

3. On the Sickness and Mortality among the Troops at the Cape of

Good Hope - - - - - - 22

A. The Cape District - - - - - 24

B. Eastern Frontier District - - - - 28

4. On the Sickness and Mortality among the Troops serving in the

Mauritius - - - - - 35

II.

The Retrospective Address in Surgery, from July 1836, to July 1839. deliv-

ered before the Meeting of the Provincial Medical Association at

Liverpool on the 24th July. By J. H. James, Esq. - 47

III.

The present State of Ophthalmic Surgery in France and England compared 49

Inflammatory Affections of the Cornea - - - 64

IV.

Tagebuch einer Medininischen Reise nach England, Holland, und Belgien,

von Dr. G. Varrentrapp. (Journal of a Medical Tour in England, &c.) 69

London Hospitals - - - - 66

V.

Treatise on the Ear; including its Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology.

By Joseph Williams, M. D. - - - - - 73

VI.

A System of Practical Medicine, comprised in a Series of Original Disserta-

tions. Arranged and edited by Alexander Tweedie, M.D. - - 81

1. Pathological Introduction • - - 81

2. Inflammation - • - - -83

3. Infantile Remittent Fever - . . -87

VII.

Observations on the Diseases incident to Pregnancy and Childbirth. By

Fleetwood Churchill, M.D. - - - - -95

1. Diseases incident to Pregnancy - - - - 95

A. On ihe Local and Constitutional Consequences of Pregnancy 96

B. The General Management of Pregnant Females - 97

c. Diseases of the Genital Organs in Pregnant Females - 97

D. Disorders from Sympathetic Irritation - - 100

E. Disorders arising from Mechanical Pressure or Distention 107

2. Diseases incident to Childbed - - - - 109

A. On the Management of the Convalescence of Puerperal

Women - - - - - 109

VIII.

On the Nature and Structural Characteristics of Cancer, and of those Mor-

bid Growths which may be confounded with it. By J. Miiller, M.D - 119

1. Uncertain external Characters of Morbid Growths - - 119

2. Chemical Examination of Morbid Growths - - 123

3. Microscopic Characters of Morbid Growths - - 124

4. Development of Morbid Growths ... 127

5. Development of Caudate Corpuscules ... 128

6. On the Minute Structure of Carcfoqftatous Growths - 129

A. Of Carcinomatous Growths in general - - 129

B. Scirrhus, or Carcinoma Simplex, or Carcinoma Fibrosum 131

c. Carcinoma Reticulare ... - 133

D. Carcinoma Alveolare - - - - 135

E. Carcinoma Melanodes * 136

F. Carcinoma Medullare .... 137

G. Carcinoma Fasciculatum - - - - 140

H. Nature of Carcinoma .... 143

IX.

The Cyclopaedia of Practical Surgery, &c. Edited by Wm. B. Costello,

M.D. &c. - - - - - - 148

1. Mr. Bennett Lucas on Asphyxia - - . - 148

2. Dr. Benson on Auscultation .... 150

3. Dr. Macfarlane on Avulsion .... 150

4. Mr. H. J. Johnson on Balanitis - - . - 152

5. Mr A. Ure on Blisters ----- 154

6. Mr. S. Wells on Diseases of Bones - - - 155

7. Mr. H. J. Johnson on Bubo - 156

X.

The Anatomy of Suicide. By Forbes Winslow, M.R.C.S. - - 161

1. Is the Act of Suicide the result of Insanity? - » - 161

2. Can Suicide be prevented by Legislative Enactments 1 • 165

PERISCOPE.

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTICES.

1. Parochial Medicai Relief, considered in a Letter to the "Poor Law

Commissioners," &c. By E. T. Meredith, M.R.C.S. - - 168

9. Illustrations of the Comparative Anatomy of the Nervous System. By

Mi Joseph Swan. Part V. - - - - - 175
3. Notice sur le Monaesia ..... 174

4. A Memoir on Extra-Uterine Gestation. By Dr. William Campbell - 175

5. Practical Observations on Abortion, By J. S. Streeter - • 178

6. The Eye: a Treatise on the Art of preserving this Organ in a healthy con-

dition and of improving the Sight, &c. By J. Ch. August Franz, M.D. 184

7. The intimate Structure of Secreting Glands. By John Muller, M. D. 189

A. Natural Order of Glands,arranged according to their anatomical characters 190

B. Summary of Anatomical Observations on the intimate structure of Glands 191

c. Physiological Corollaries on Secretion, particularly of Glands - - 192

SPIRIT OF THE FOREIGN PERIODICALS, &c.

1. M. Lisfranc on the necessary Alliance between Medicine and Surgery 193

Absurd Practice in some of the Paris Hospitals - - 193

2. M. Lisfranc on some of the Diseases of the Mamma - - 194

3- On the Influence of Splenic Engorgement on Agues - - 198

4. M. Cazenare on Scabies .... - 198

5. On Convulsions during Pregnancy and Delivery - - - 199

6. Chilblains treated with Mustard Baths - - - - 200

7. Memoranda on Cutaneous Transplantations ... 200

8. M. Trosseau on the Pommade Antimoniucale, and on Heat as Vesicants 203

9. On the Grey Deposit upon Urinary Calculi. By M. Civiale - 204

10. On the Ophthalmia in the Belgian Army ... 207

11. On the Purulent Ophthalmia of Children ... S09

12. M. Lisfranc on certain Fallacies in Surgical Works - - 211

A. Facility of Diagnosis in general - '- - - 211

B. Difficulty of Diagnosis in certain cases ... 2t 1

13. On Medical Meteorology - - - - - 212

14. Fatal Effects from the Use of Colchicum and of Tartrate of Antimony 215

15. Memoranda on Insanity - - - - - 218

16. M Uaudens on Glandular Swellings - 220

17. On the Treatment of Certain Cases of Deafness - - - 221

18. Remarks of a German on English Obstetricy ... 223

19. On Epidemic Hemeralopia - - - . . 223

20. M. Guerin on Subcutaneous Wounds .... 225

21 M. Guerin on Club-foot, Wry-neck, &c. ... 226

22. M. Malgaigne on Herniae ..... 229

A. Relative Frequency at different Periods of Life - - 230

23. MM. Rayer and Breschet on Glanders - - - 231

24. Oh the Structure and Connexions of the Placenta - - 237

CLINICAL REVIEW AND HOSPITAL REPORTS.

GUY'S HOSPITAL.

I. Guy's Hospital Reports. No. X. April, 1840. Edited by George H.

Barlow, M. A. &c. and James P. Babington, M.A. - - 241

1. Morbid Consequences of undue Lactation. By S. Ashwell, M.D. 241

2. Practical Hints on the Treatment of Stricture. By Bransby B.

Cooper, FR.S. - - - - - 244

3. Excision of the Elbow-joint. By C. Aston Key - - 247

4. History of a Gunshot Wound, in which the Patella was carred away

and the Knee-joint completely laid open. By Mr. Ward of Hunt-

ingdon ...... 248

5. Case of Dislocation of the Shoulder-joint, with Fracture of the

Humerus. By J. A. Hingeston .... 249

6. Cases and Observations illustrative of Renal Disease accompanied

with the Secretion of Albuminous Urine. By R. Bright, M.D. 251
A. Albuminous Urine in connexion with Scarlatina - 264

7. Cases of Albuminous Urine, illustrative of the Efficacy of Tartar

Emetic, in combination with other Antiphlogistic Remedies, in the

Acute forms of that Disease. By George H. Barlow, M.A. - 283

8. On the Proportion of Urea in Certain Diseased Fluids. By G. 0.

Rees, M.D. &c. - - - - - 268

9. Observations on the Existence of certain Elements of the Milk in

the Urine during Utero-Gestation, and on the Application of this

Fact to the Diagnosis of Pregnancy. By Golding Bird, M.D. &c. 270

SPIRIT OF THE BRITISH AND AMERICAN PERIODICALS.

1. On the Nitrate of Silver in some Affections of the Mucous Membranes.

By Alfred Hudson, M.D. - - - - - 273

2. A Case of Hydrophthalmia successfully treated by Mercury. By James

O'Beirne, M.D. &c. ..... 274

3. Some Hints on the Operative Surgery of Tumors. By Alexander

Stevens, M.D. &c. ..... 275

A. Extirpation of Encysted Tumors of the Scalp and Eyelids - 276

B. Extirpation of Solid Tumors - 278

c. Dangers of Operations - 278

D. Introduction of Air into the Veins - 279

4. Dr. Law on Diseases of the Brain, dependent on Disease of the Heart 279

5. Hospitals of Malta - 280

6. Section of the Hamstring Tendons for Contracted Knee-Joint. By Dr.

Burleigh Smart ----.. 281

7. Observations on the Employment of Cimicifuga in the treatment of

Chorea -----.. 282

8. Cure of Squinting by division of the Rectus Internus Muscle . 282

9. Studentships in Anatomy—College of Surgeons - - . 283

10. Return of Cases of Hydrocele treated at the Native Hospital, Calcutta,

after the Plan of J. R. Martin, Esq. from 9th March, 1832, to 31st

December, 1839. ... . . 284

11. Unfermented Bread ..... 264

12. Testimonial to Sir B. Brodie, Bart. ... . . 285

13. The Respirator ----.. 286

14. An Atlas of Plates illustrative of the Principles and Practice of Mid-

~"" wifery. By Francis H. Ramsbotham, M.D. - 286

Bibliographical Record - 286

EXTRA-LIMITES.

Observations on the Oxide of Silver: and an A bstract of the Cases in which

it has been administered. By C. H. B. Lane, Esq. . . 289

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