The Richmond Medical Journal, Volume 2

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E.S. Gaillard, 1866 - Medicine

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Page 442 - Medical Diagnosis, with Special Reference to Practical Medicine. A Guide to the Knowledge and Discrimination of Diseases. By JM DA COSTA, MD, Lecturer on Clinical Medicine, and Physician to the Pennsylvania Hospital ; Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, etc., etc.
Page 158 - The Queen has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the great seal, granting the dignity of a baronet of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, unto the Right Hon.
Page 337 - The surrounding atmosphere is the principal vehicle of the generative agent of cholera ; but the transmission of the disease by the atmosphere, in an immense majority of cases, is limited to a space very near to the focus of emission.
Page 111 - ... one of his lectures on the recent advances of our knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of functional nervous affections, he says, "It is of the utmost importance to improve the sleep, which is generally bad in persons attacked with a morbid increase of the reflex excitability. For this purpose an invaluable remedy has recently been discovered ; it is the bromide of potassium. Excepting when pain is one of the causes preventing sleep (in which case opium, aconite, and belladonna should be...
Page 339 - ... the idea, that the slightest pressure of the fingers would thrust them into the soft, red, jelly-like mass before me. When I raised it from the couch and laid it in the length of my left hand, the head lay on the convexity of my flexed fingers, the chest and breech in the palm, and the feet reached almost an inch beyond the wrist. I wrapped it carefully in batting, and carefully attended to maintaining a proper surrounding temperature. It was fed, drop by drop, with sugar and water, every four...
Page 334 - That the crowding together of people coming from a place where cholera reigns in a lazaretto, has not the effect of producing, among the people at quarantine, a great extension of the disease; but that such a gathering is nevertheless very dangerous for the neighborhood, as it is calculated to favor the propagation of cholera.
Page 179 - This form proved fatal but seldom. 2. "It frequently begins with a slight indisposition, much resembling an ordinary cold, with a listless habit, a slow and scarce discernible fever, some soreness of the throat and tumefaction of the tonsils; and perhaps a running of the nose, the countenance pale, and the eyes dull and heavy. Sometimes vehement sickness of the stomach, a perpetual vomiting; and sometimes by ejecting of black...
Page 144 - Lectures on the Diseases of Women and Children. By Dr. GS Bedford. 4th Edition. 8vo. 18s. The Principles and Practice of Obstetrics. By Gunning S. Bedford, AM, MD With Engravings. 8vo. Cloth, II.
Page 236 - Each essay must be accompanied by a sealed envelope containing the name and address of the author and bearing on the outside the motto or device which is inscribed upon the essay.
Page 150 - ... to me that he had enjoyed the best opportunities of becoming familiar with the use of instruments, for his preceptor had performed the Operation of embryotomy on an average sixteen times a year!!! To you.

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