The Medical and Surgical Reporter, Volume 75

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Crissy & Markley, Printers, 1896 - Medicine

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Page 426 - And when the child was grown, it fell on a day that he went out to his father to the reapers. And he said unto his father, My head, my head. And he said to a lad, Carry him to his mother. And when he had taken him, and brought him to his mother, he sat on her knees till noon, and then died.
Page 441 - DIET FOR THE SICK. Contributed by Miss E. Hibbard, Principal of Nurses' Training School, Grace Hospital, Detroit, and Mrs. Emma Drant, Matron of Michigan College of Medicine Hospital, Detroit. Second Edition, enlarged. Limp cloth, i6mo., 100 pages.
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Page 467 - Journal emphasizes the fact that the bladder, when partially paralyzed from parturition, or any other cause, can always be made to empty itself perfectly by throwing a large amount of very warm water into the bowel, thereby doing away with the necessity of using a catheter — a most important consideration, particularly when the patient lives at a distance from the doctor. After difficult and protracted labors...
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