The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine

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1843 - Medicine
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Contents

A Practical and Theoretical Treatise on the Diagnosis Pathology and Treatment
119
Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
121
PERISCOPE
144
The American Journal and Library of Dental Science
150
MedicoLegal Reflections on the Trial of Daniel MNaughten By T G Davy
159
Spirit of the Foreign Periodicals
161
Chomel on Clinical Observation
166
Chomel on the Diagnosis of Pneumonia
167
Andral and Gavarret on the Development of Vegetable Productions in Albuminous Fluids
169
Memoranda on Phlegmasia Dolens
170
Important Letter on the Contagion of the Plague
173
On the Health of the Lazaretto at Alexandria during 1842
175
Anthrax caused by the Carbuncle in Cattle
176
Interesting Case of deepseated Abscess in the Groin
177
Orfila on a New Antidote of Corrosive Sublimate
178
Remarks on the Art of Diving
179
A Simple Means to stop or prevent Coughing
181
On the Difference of the Respiratory Movements at different Ages c
183
Disscussion at the Royal Academy
185
Two or Three Scraps from Galen
189
Distinction between Encephalic and Spinal Diseases
190
An occasional Phenomenon in Phlebitis
191
The Connexion between Enlargement of the Spleen and Intermittent Fevers
192
Andral on the Carbonic Acid exhaled during Respiration
195
Danger of excessive Depletion in Pericarditis
196
Recamier on Critical Days in Disease
199
Pneumonia accompanied with Delirium Antispasmodics Remarks
200
On Animalculæ in the Blood
201
Note on Emphysema of the LungsCase of the late Mr Hornergreat Sagacity of Dr Baillie
202
Miscellaneous Notices
205
Importance of Veterinary Medicine
206
Poverty of Medical Men how to eke out a Livelihood
207
Quinine in Rheumatism
208

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Page 281 - I have referred rests on this doctrine : ' the population is increasing in a geometrical progression, the means of subsistence in an arithmetical progression, and unless wars, destructive epidemics, marshes, dense towns, close workshops, and other deadly agents, carry off the excess of the numbers born — unless the outlets of life and blood be left open — the whole people must be exposed to a slow process of starvation.
Page 435 - OWEN. - LECTURES ON THE COMPARATIVE ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY of the INVERTEBRATE ANIMALS, delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons in 1843.
Page 174 - It is not a question of time. It is a question of being. It is not a question of...
Page 359 - The subject here presented is one of the most important that can engage the attention of the profession. The volume should be generally read, as the subject-matter is of great importance to society.
Page 107 - DISEASES OF THE SKIN : A Practical and Theoretical Treatise on the DIAGNOSIS, PATHOLOGY, and TREATMENT OF CUTANEOUS DISEASES.
Page 258 - A living body has no power of forming elements, or of converting one elementary substance into another ^ ; and it therefore follows that the elements of which the body of an animal is composed must be the elements of its food.
Page 306 - Humus acts in the same manner in a soil permeable to air as in the air itself; it is a continued source of carbonic acid, which it emits very slowly. An atmosphere of carbonic acid, formed at the expense of the air, surrounds every particle of decaying humus.
Page 257 - TREATISE ON FOOD AND DIET : With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen suited for Disordered States of the Digestive Organs ; and an Account of the Dietaries of some of the principal Metropolitan and other Establishments for Paupers, Lunatics, Criminals, Children, the Sick, &c. By JON. PEREIRA, MDFRS & LS Author of
Page 304 - The proper, constant, and inexhaustible sources of oxygen gas are the tropics and warm climates, where a sky seldom clouded permits the glowing rays of the sun to shine upon an immeasurably luxuriant vegetation.
Page 308 - The process of assimilation, in its most simple form, consists in the extraction of hydrogen from water, and carbon from carbonic acid, in consequence of which, either all the oxygen of the water and carbonic acid is separated, as in the formation of caoutchouc, the volatile oils which contain no oxygen, and other similar substances, or only a part of it is exhaled.

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