The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British and Continental Medicine, and of the Progess of Medicine and the Collateral Sciences, Volume 37

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J. Churchill, 1863 - Medicine

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Contents

On Epidemics Dr Stokes
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State of Epidemic Diseases in Great Britain in 186162 Mr j N Radcliffe
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The Epidemics of Yellow Fever in Bermuda Dr Smart R
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On Recent Typhus in Lancashire Dr Buchanan
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Further Observations on Typhus and I yphoid fevers as seen in Dublin especially the united form they assumed during the first half of the year 1862 ...
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On the Treatment of Typhoid fever Dr Henry Kennedy
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On the Inhalation of Nitrous Oxide Gas in severe Cases of Fever Dr Shuward
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On the Treatment of Acute Rheumatism by Nitrate of Potash Dr Basham
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Remarks on the present Prevalence of Smallpox Dr George Budd
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Smallpox in London Metropolitan Associution of Officers of Health
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On the Use of Quinine in Smallpox Dr Mouser
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Leopards and Smallpox in Ceylon Sir J Emmerson Tennent
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On Anomalous Exanthems Dr Benjamin W Richardson
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Two Cases of Murrain apththa epizootica in Man Mr J B Hislop c Concerning Chronic Diseases
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On the Treatment oi Anasarca and Ascites Dr J Birkbeck Nevins
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A New Wrinkle in the Treatment of Gout By a Hospital Physician
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A Case of Traumatic Tetanus treated by Nicotine Mr Tuffnell
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On Therapeutical Value of odliv in Chronic Convulsive Diseases
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Clinical Remarks on Cases of Infantile Paralysis Dr U ilks
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Seot II SPECIAL QUESTIONS IN MEDICINE a Concerning the Nervous System
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33 On the Diagnosis of Hæmorrhage into the cerebellum Dr E BrownSéquard 34 An Account of an Epidemic of Hysterical Demonomania Dr Consta...
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On Eczema including its impetiginous Lichenous and Pruriginous Varieties
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