The American Medical Journal, Volume 13

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Southeastern Book and Publishing Company, 1885 - Medicine

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Page 274 - Human Osteology. Comprising a Description of the Bones, with Colored Delineations of the Attachments of the Muscles. The General and Microscopical Structure of Bone and its Development. With Lithographic Plates and Numerous Illustrations.
Page 261 - ... by said board authorized ; and the members of said board, and such other officer or person as may at any time be by said board authorized, may, without fee or hindrance, enter, examine and survey all grounds, erections, vehicles, structures, apartments, buildings and places.
Page 469 - A regular medical education furnishes the only presumptive evidence of professional abilities and' acquirements, and ought to be the only acknowledged right of an individual to the exercise and honors of his profession. Nevertheless, as in consultations the good of the patient is the sole object in view, and this is often dependent on personal confidence, no intelligent regular practitioner, who has a license to...
Page 172 - Chloride of gold and sodium is indicated in the subacute and chronic cases, especially the latter. The earlier it is given the better, if structural changes are to be prevented or arrested. The good effects to be expected from it will depend necessarily on the extent of the damage already inflicted on the kidneys. The usual dose is -£$ grain, twice a day, but this may be much increased, if necessary.
Page 366 - The limits of usefulness of cocaine do not seem to have been reached. The sphere of its therapeutic activity is, on the contrary, constantly increasing. One of the peculiar features of the remedy is the promptness and constancy of its action. Its latest employment is that advanced by Unna in the treatment of inflamed nipples, in which affection he holds it has no rival in marvellously removing both pain and soreness.
Page 261 - State boards, in regard to the location, drainage, water supply, disposal of excreta, heating, and ventilation of any public institution or building. They shall from time to time recommend standard works on the subject of hygiene for the use of the schools of the State.
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Page 219 - Miscellaneous. — Butter, cheese of all kinds, eggs cooked in all ways •except with flour or sugar, sauces without sugar, milk, or flour. Almonds, hazel-nuts, walnuts, cocoanuts. Tea or coffee with a little cream and without sugar. (Glycerine may be used instead of sugar if desired.) Moderately palatable ice-creams and...
Page 286 - York, has produced excellent results with the following method of treatment: So soon as the first pain is felt, the patient is to take a pill, or capsule, containing one grain of inspissated oxgall and one drop of oil of gaultheria, every hour until relief is felt, or until six have been taken.
Page 123 - Milk Food is intended to take the place of condensed milk, whenever the use of it has been partially or fully discontinued, say from the age of four months. The superiority claimed for this food over any other farinaceous food is that the former is so prepared that when gradually heated with water, according to the directions for use, the starch contained in the materials used, and which in its individual character is highly detrimental to digestion, is converted in a satisfactory degree into soluble...

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