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The prospects are that this will be one among the Cazeaux and Tarnier's obstetrics. P. Blakiston, Son

largest gatherings of medical men ever assembled in

this country. & Co., Philadelphia. The fact that this is the eighth American edition shows its popularity on this side of the

Dr. W. B. Outten, of St. Louis, is the chairman of Atlantic. This popularity would be impossible without

the committee of arrangements, and everything will be excellence, and the excellence exists in abundance in

complete for the accommodation of the surgeons. the volume before us. Illustrations are abundant, some

Any information desired can be had by addressing of them being colored. The text is plain, carefully

the Secretary, C. B. Stemen, M.D., Fort Wayne, Ind. worded and very exhaustive. An appendix by Dr. For a convenient, efficient, and at the same time inPaul F. Munde is given.

expensive Faradic battery, see Weinhagen's Victor.

Do you keep a towel wet with Platt's Clorides in the PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS OF SKIN DISEASES, an sick-room of your patients ?

atlas and text book combined. By George Henry Fox, A. M. M. D., New York. E. B. Treat, 771

For spring clothing, see advertisement of that famous Broadway.

tailor, E. O. Thompson. This beautiful work continues on its even progress, We have recently examined Vetter's new galvanic each part being the equal of its predecessor, and re- battery. It is exceedingly compact, simple, and conflecting the greatest credit on author and publisher. venient. It can be made either a wet or dry battery. The names of both are guarantee enough for the out. The cells are all securely closed, so there is no slopcome of their labors; and, when complete, the work ping of liquids. Requires no repairing nor renewing must take the foremost rank among a class of books for three or four years. It is always ready for use. See which call for unusual talent from the former, and rare advertisement and write for further information. care and industry on the part of the latter. The photographic illustrations, carefully studied and compared, Maltine, with its numerous combinations.

See new advertisement of that sterling preparation, should place the general practitioner almost on a par with the hospital physician, for they are second in value See F. W. Stewart's advertisement, and send for a only to living cases. The book is divided into twelve sample of his ointment. parts, now in course of completion. It is replete with valuable formulæ and suggestions for treatment; and

Give McArthur's Syrup to your cases of lung troubles were the illustrations even absent, Professor Fox has

that have not been cured by other remedies. Nearly succeeded in photographing each disease on the mind's

every physician is sure to have such cases on hand a

this season of the year. eye, by his clear and forcible descriptions. The two combined afford us an excellent means of becoming Now that spring is coming, see that you get acquainted proficient in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of with the best infant's food. Very prominent in this line the skin. When the work is finished, we will make an is Carnrick's Soluble Food. A certain painter said that extended criticism ; up to the present, we have naught he mixed his paints with brains. We believe that but praise to accord. The price is only $2 per part. Carnricks Food is mixed with both brains and conscien.

tious scruples; that is, we believe it to be prepared

with skill, and that its purity and high standard are con. FIELD'S MEDICO-LEGAL GUIDE FOR DOCTORS AND LAWYERS. By George W. Field, LL.B.

Write for sample and literaPrice:

scientiously maintained.

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Prescribe London Essence of Beef when you want a

reliable restorative for delicate constitutions, This is a 12 mo. book of nearly 300 pages.

We have no hesitation in saying that it is of great value

Jensen's Pepsin is still in the lead. See advertise. and interest to physicians, as it discusses in a compre. ment in this issue. hensive manner many questions that are of importance

You never fail to get any drug, however rare, from to the active medical practitioner. Tbe author quotes

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Always prescribe or dispense Battle's Bromidia,

lodia and Papine. the Iowa statute, regulating the practice of medicine.

Samples of Ford's Pepsin or Golden Scale Pepsin OPPORTUNITIES.

will be furnished free by Gaunt & Janvier, 365 Canal

St., N. Y. We are using with perfect satisfaction the double slide wedge end rectal sepulum made by Dr. S. T. For samples of that matchless Phosphorized CerebroYount, of Lafayette, Ind. We cheerfully recommend Spinant, Frelighs Tonic, address I. O. Woodruff & this instrument to all who treat disease of the rectum. Co., 88 Maiden Lane, N. Y.

The Annual Meeting of the National Association of Send your address to the N. Y. Pharmaceutical Railway Surgeons will be held at St. Louis, Mo., on Company, Bedford Springs, Mass., for valuable ideas Thursday and Friday, May the 2d and 3d, 1889.

in treatment.

cess.

The knowledge that a man can use t the only real knowledge; the only knowledge that has W/ and growth in tl and converts itsell into practical poroer. The rest hangs Uke dust about the brain, or drier like raindrops of the stones.-FROUDR.

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The Medical World.

No. 5.

amount of blood effused, the site of its effusion, and the manner of its disposal. If the

blood is only effused in small quantity, the clot abscription to any part of the United States and Canada,

may become protected by a sort of cyst, imbedonies FTVE BAILLING! per year. Postage free.

ded in the cerebrum, and do little or no damThese rates must be paid invariably in advance. Notice is given on the wrapper when your subscription

age for some years, if the patient is of good expiros. You are invited to renew promptly, when this constitution and young. In decrepit persons, potice is given. This is necessary If you wish to continue to receive the WORLD, as it is sent only as long as paid for.

the clot will not readily contract, and will be We cannot always supply back numbers. Should a number fall to reach a subscriber, we will supply another, I noti

more liable to inflammatory processes during Red before the end of the month.

healing, so that softening, with its train of evil # Pay no money to agents for this journal unless pubHsher's receipt is given.

consequences, will be favored in its vicinity. LOUIS LEWIS, M. D:M. R. C. 8., (Eng.)}

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EDITORS.

In favorable cases, the clot becomes encysted W. H. WALLING, M.D., Electro-Therapeutical Dep't.

in a few months, and paralytic symptoms mean

while diminish. When the paralysis increases ADDRES ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO "THE MEDIOAL WORLD,"

progressively, the prognosis will be unfavora1990 Chestnut Street,

ble; for it points to progressive disintegration

of nervous matter in the neighborhood of the PHILADELPHIA, PA.

cyst, which may spread to the corresponding VOL. VII. MAY, 1889.

side of the pons varolii and down to the lateral column of the spinal cord. The site of the

effusion has much to do with its after-effects. Cerebral Hemorrhage.

If it has occurred into the sensory portion of The popular notion that it is the third attack the brain, sensation may be more readily re esof apoplexy that kills is erroneous, though, of tablished than when it has happened into the course, people are apt to die in it as well as in motor portion. Hemorrhage into the thalathe first, or second, or fourth for the matter of mus opticus is usually less grave than into the that; but in a large number of cases, the corpus striatum ; and paralysis of the right side first attack is fatal. Those who survive several of the body is more serious than of the left, attacks are so enfeebled that they are left but for it almost invaribly impairs the speech. wrecks of their former selves. Through ad Moreover, the left side of the body more easily vancing atrophy of the brain and its cortical regains its use that the right.

. substance, their mental and physical faculties Expectant treatment is of little avail. The become more and more blanted ; senile maras- timely use of ergot, to arrest the formation of mus is established; and their vitality and / aneurisms; the administration of phosphorus, powers of resistance are so enfeebled that a to improve the nutrition of the impaired nerveslight cause, such as bronchial or intestinal ca- cells; and galvanism and faradization for the tarrh, may terminate their existence. Under purposes of stimulation, are the principal the most favorable circumstances, they seldom means at our disposal, to combat the results of regain the entire use of their faculties; for the cerebral hemorrhage.-Louis LEWIS, M. D. effused blood inevitably destroys a number of nerve-cells, and these lost cells will only be re

"New" Diseases. placed by connective tissue. The loss of Pelvic hematocele was first pointed out and function thus involved will depend "on the described by Néla:on thirty-nine years ago

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fore then no work, not even among those de- or services were placed entirely at the disposal voted to the diseases of women, makes the least of any and every one who asked for them, reference to the existence of such an affection ; without regard to their ability or intention of now it is fully described, commented upon, paying. and its treatment distinctly defined. Exopthalmic goitre, or “Graves' disease,” was un

INDEX OF DISEASES. known until described by Demours seventy-one

(In this index the diseases are taken alphabetically, and

prescriptions embodying the latest and best treatment for years ago; there was absolutely no written de- each disease are given. The index will be continued from

month to month until the catalogue of diseases is exhausted scription of it in any language, though the

Began in March number, 1886.-L. L.] symptoms are more obvious and characteristic

Spermatorrhea. and constant than those of most other diseases.

Cold affusion to scrotum. Steel sound. Cold douche Are these diseases of modern life” due to a to perineum. Spinal ice-bag. Electricity. Small

blisters to perineum. new and unusual “modus vivendi,” or did they exist long ago, and yet escape the notice

B Ext. belladonna..

gr. of all medical observers ?

L. L.
Ext. nucis vomicæ..

.gr.
Ext. lupuli.....

.gr. ij

For one pill. Every night.
The Business View of It.
When a physician is called to attend a case

B Camphoræ.,

Ext, hyoscyami ää .....gr. v he has not the opportunity and privilege of ex- Divide into two pills. To be taken at bedtimo. amining into the prospects of certain financial reward as a merchant or mechanic has when he B Inf. digitalis, one teaspoonful three times

day, and two doses at bedtime. is asked to extend credit for goods or work. He must go and do the best he can, and retain

B Ext. cimicifugæ. the case to its close, or he will at once arouse

Tinct. opii.

..dr. j Syr. tolútani.

dr. ix the indignation of the community at his so

One teaspoonful three times a day. called heartlessness, and thus lose the patronage of many who are willing to pay their bills.

B Tinct. cantharidis.....

.dr. iss In view of this fact, would it not be well if

Tinct. ferri perchloridi.

Acid. phosph. dil.. physicians' accounts were made an exception

Aq. dest. ad.....

.oz. viij in the laws of those States which allow the Two tablespoonsuls three times a day. exemption of a certain amount of property from attachment for debt? This will work no

R Phosphori...

.gr. j

Ext. nucis vomicæ. hardship to any one, for all the physician wants Ext. gentianæ..

.dr. iss is his reward from those who can pay if they Divide into twenty pills. One night and morning. try; he is generally willing to do cheerfully the worthy charity practice which properly falls

B Ext. belladonnæ.

Zinci sulphat... to his lot.

One pill, three times a day. The family may do without the new clothing or furniture until they are able to pay the cash R Potass. bromidi..

..oz. j for it if the merchant refuses credit; but when

Inf. digitalis.

One teaspoonful night and morning. the physician is wanted he is wanted right away, and there is no opportunity of putting R Ferri arseniatis.. the transaction on a proper business basis.

Ext. ergotin....

...A. dr. ss Every application for his services becomes an

Divide into thirty pills. One night and morning. absolute demand.

B Strychniæ sulphat...

gr. j Let every reader urge the importance of this

Quiniæ sulphat..

...02. SS subject upon the member of the Legislature

Tinct. ferri perchlor...

...Oz. SS Glycerini......

..oz. iv from his district. If any one should object to

Half a teaspoonsul in a wineglass of water every ofur it, ask him how he would view it if his goods hours.

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Glycerini ad

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B Potass. iodidi

gr. 42
Potass, bromidi.

dr. j
Ammon. carb.
Sp. chloroformi.

..dr. iss
Aq. dest. ad

.oz. vj Two tablespoonfuls three times a day in syphilis of brain.

B Iodoformi,

Bismuth. subnitrat,
Pulv. zinci. oleat...

partes equales.

Blodoformi,

Calomelanos,
Pulv, zinci. oleat...

.. partes equales

B Zinci sulphat....

Tinct. lavand, co..

Aq. dest.... Dressing for initial lesion.

.gr. ij ..m. V ..oz. j

R Potass. chlorat

.dr. išs Acid, nit, dil

.dr. iss Decoct. cinchonæ ad.

oz. vj Two tablespoonsuls three times a day in salivation.

dr. j

02, ISS

R Sig. soda chlorinatæ

Aq. dest. ad.....
As a gargle.
R Acidi salicylici,

Calomelano: āā.....
For venereal warts.

.. partes equales.

Hydrarg, perchloridi, gr. Do in 15 minims of water, injected under the scapula, once daily.

(SYPHILIS CONTINUED NEXT MONTH.)

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