Medical Analectic: A Monthly Epitome of Progress in All Divisions of Medico-chirurgical Practice, Volume 4

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G. P. Putnam's Sons., 1887 - Medicine

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Page 113 - The action of this injection will be greatly helped by taking it with the hip raised, and by previously anointing the anus and the lower part of the rectum with vaseline or with oil. 8. If by the use of all these means you fail in establishing the habit of daily or of alternate daily action of the bowels, it may be necessary to take artificial help. And your object in doing this is not to produce a very copious dejection, or to provoke several smaller actions ; your object is to coax or persuade...
Page 232 - It is probable that this limit varies in different cases and that many circumstances contribute to advance or defer it. 8. The type of the syphilis, the constitutional peculiarities of the patient, the character of the treatment, the presence or absence of certain conditions which are recognized as factors of gravity in syphilis, all exert a modifying influence. 9. All 'these elements should be...
Page 350 - ... withdrawn. This should be allowed to remain three or four days or even longer, as after this time there still , remain some undissolved particles of the acid, nor will the tampon seem at all offensive. The ostium...
Page 6 - As a remedial agent in typhoid and remittent fevers it is unsurpassed, aborting them at the outset, under favorable conditions, and greatly mitigating their severity and danger under circumstances less favorable.
Page 453 - The essential features of the method of treatment now referred to are the separation by cutting and simultaneous forcible expansion of the affected parts, followed by dilatation during the period of cicatrization, so as to prevent their subsequent contraction, and thus to secure the permanent patency of the previously occluded passage.
Page 113 - Solicit the action of trie bowels every day after breakfast, and be patient in soliciting. If you fail in procuring relief one day, wait until the following day, when you will renew the solicitation at the appointed time. And if you fail the second day, you may, continuing the daily solicitation, wait until the fourth day, when assistance should be taken. The simplest and best will be a small enema of equal parts of olive oil and water. The action of this injection...
Page 304 - From these observations it obviously follows that, so far as the Indian is concerned, the abdominal is the original type of respiration in both male and female, and that the costal type in the civilized female is developed through the constricting influence of dress around the abdomen.
Page 197 - After the bathIng and rubbing, or after eating, a moderate amount of exercise should be taken. For this a few minutes with Indian clubs or dumb-bells is sufficient. Further than this, the patient should go to bed at the same hour every night, and arise at the same hour every morning.
Page 551 - The conclusions drawn from the author's personal researches were : (1) Traumatic tetanus of the horse and mule is, at least sometimes, if not always, an infectious disease, transmissible to other animals, and therefore possibly also to man ; and during the progress of this disease a virus is elaborated and multiplied which is capable of producing the same infectious disease in some other animals when placed beneath the dura mater of the cerebrum.
Page 294 - The substance thus obtained was reduced to powder, and as much as would lie on a shilling was taken once or twice a day in a little warm water or tea.

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