The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine

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The Cyclopaedia of Practical Surgery c Edited by Wh B Costello M D Sic
148
The Anatomy of Suicide By Forbes Winslow M R C S
161
Parochial Medicai Relief considered in a Letter to the Poor Law Comissioners
168
Njticc sur le Monesia
174
a Treatise on the Art of preserving this Organ in a healthy condition
184
Spirit of the Foreign Periodicals
193
On Convulsions during Pregnancy and Delivery
199
On the Ophthalmia in the Belgian Army
207
Fatal Effects from the Use of Colchicum and of Tartrate of Antimony
215
On the Treatment of Certain Cases of Deafness
221
On the Structure and Connexions of the Placenta
237
Cases and Observations illustrative of Renal Disease accompanied with
251
REVIEWS
270
Observations on the Existence of certain Elements of the Milk in the Urine
270
Hospitals of Malta 280
280
The Respirator 286
286
Statistical Reports of the Health of the Navy for the years 1830 31 32 33 34 35
297
On the History and Properties Chemical and Medical of Tobacco By Henry
332
Summerische Uebericht der im Jahre 1838 im Koniglichen ChariteKranken
350
On the Nature and Structural Characteristics of Cancer and of those Morbid1
362
Of Compound Cystoids and Cystosarcomatous Growths
377
The Transactions of the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association Volume VIII
397
Memoires de 1Academie Royale de Medecine
415
Crania Americana or a Comparative View of the Skulls of various Aboriginal Nations
434
Acute Hydrocephalas By David D Davis M D
465
A practical Work on the Diseases of the Eye and their Treatment Medically Topi
471
Spirit of the Foreign Periodicals
489
i Apoplexy of the Lungs a frequent cause of Sudden Death
496
Andral on the Value of Chemical and Physiological Experiments
508
New sort of Medical Puffing
510
Remarks
522
On the Sweating Regimen of Dr Priessnitz at Graefenberg
523
Physiology of Ventriloquism
527
On the New Decimal System of Weights in France
529
Professional Aphorisms
531
On the Cause of Milky Blood
532
On Involuntary Seminal Discharges
533
loduret of Iron in the Treatment of Syphilitic Ulcers
534
German Treatment of Local Paralysis
535
On the Preservation of Bodies for the purposes of Dissection
536
Clinical Review and Hospital Reports WESTMINSTER OPHTHALMIC HOSPITAL 1 Half Yearly Report laid before the Governors of the Westminst...
537
MONTROSE LUNATIC ASYLUM 2 Abolition of Restraint
542
Benefits of tlie Penny Postage
545
On the Advantage of Studying Rare Cases
547
MERCERS HOSPITAL DUBLIN 6 New Instrument for Tapping
548
DREADNOUGHT HOSPITAL SHIP Condition of an Elbow nearly three years after Excision of the Joint
549
GLASGOW ROYAL INFIRMARY AND LOCK HOSPITAL 9 Dangers from the exhibition of the Iodide of Potassium 650
550
PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL 10 Statistical Report of the Cases of Amputation at this Hospital during the year 1838
551
Report of Surgical Cases treated during the Months of July August September and October 1839 Ey G W Norris M D
553
Rupture of the Ligament of the Patella
554
Difficulty of Diagnosis of Injuries about the Hipjoint
555
Cancer of the Breast in a Male 5V5 6 Compound Fracture of the Cranium 6
556
Statistics of the Amputation of Large Limbs
559
Rigidity of the Lower Jaw cured by Division of the Anterior Portion of the Masseter
567
Removal of part of the Sphincter for Prolapsus Ani
573
The Maternal Management of Children By Thomas Bull M D
579
On Cutaneous Diseases
583
ExtraLimites
585
Carbonate of Iron as an Antidote to Arsenic
592
Bibliographical Record
599

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Page 296 - Much victuals serves for gluttony, to fatten men like swine, ' But he's a frugal man indeed that with a leaf can dine, ' And needs no napkins for his hands his finger's ends to wipe, ' But keeps his kitchen in a box, and roast meat in a pipe.
Page 293 - Carmen Are got into the yellow starch, and chimney sweepers To their tobacco, and strong waters, Hum, Meath and Obarni...
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Page 395 - But what I would chiefly urge is, that for all these horrors their system of religion is mainly answerable, inasmuch as whatever moral lessons their sacred books contain, and they are very few, are shut up from the mass of the people, while the direct tendency of their institutions is to evil. The national temper is decidedly good, gentle and kind ; they are sober, industrious, affectionate to their relations, generally speaking, faithful to their masters, easily attached by kindness and confidence,...
Page 411 - Incurables, and found that in the lowest class of idiots, where the intellectual manifestations were null, the horizontal circumference, taken a little higher than the orbit, varied from eleven to thirteen inches, while the distance from the root of the nose backwards, over the top of the head, to the occipital spine, was only between eight and nine inches ; and he found no exception to this fact.
Page 250 - The oil glands of the skin are distributed over all the surface except the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. The oily matter is usually poured out around the hairs as they emerge from the skin. It serves to oil the hair and the skin, and keep them from becoming too dry. Composition of Sweat. — Sweat is mostly water; about one per cent is solid matter, including salt and certain matters which, like the organic...
Page 296 - Which feed men fat as swine: He is a frugal man indeed That on a leaf can dine. He needs no napkin for his hands His fingers' ends to wipe, That keeps his kitchen in a box, And roast meat in a pipe.
Page 223 - VIII) is from one and a half to two and a half inches in length, and from one-fourth to three fourths of an inch in diameter.
Page 293 - They cannot wait until the smoke of the infernal regions surrounds them, but encompass themselves with smoke of their own accord, and .drink a poison which God made black, that it might bear the devil's color.
Page 292 - If there be any such generous spirit, that is truly enamour'd of these good faculties ; may it please him but by a note of his hand to specify the place or ordinary where he uses to eat and lie ; and most sweet attendance with tobacco and pipes of the best sort, shall be ministered.

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