British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of Practial Medicine and Surgery, Volume 49

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Page 282 - It is designed to fill the gap between our standard works and the present position of our knowledge in diseases of the heart. BY SAME AUTHOR. DIGITALIS. Its Mode of Action and its Use, illustrating the Effect of Remedial Agents over Diseased Conditions of the Heart.
Page 282 - Allbutt (TC) — ON THE USE OF THE OPHTHALMOSCOPE in Diseases of the Nervous System and of the Kidneys ; also in certain other General Disorders. By THOMAS CLIFFORD ALLBUTT, MA, MD Cantab., Physician to the Leeds General Infirmary, Lecturer on Practical Medicine, &c.
Page 333 - ... be added where, through such enfeeblement or derangement, motives have lost their power of making a man choose the good rather than the bad, and the pleasant rather than the disagreeable. It is the same principle that induces the law to exempt very young children from the criminal responsibility of their acts ; and the same principle is to be found as the reason for the non-infliction of legal penalties where the individual is, against his will, compelled to do a wrongful act, inasmuch as the...
Page 494 - The commonest appearance is that of a number of dark concretions, varying from the size of a small pea to that of a chestnut, and sometimes resembling a chestnut in appearance.
Page 258 - The conclusion at which he has been able first to arrive on this point is, that the maximum quantity of the hydrate that can be borne at one dose bears some proportion to the weight of the animal subjected to its influence. The rule, however, does not extend equally to animals of any and every class. The proportion is practically the same in the same classes, but there is no actual universality of rule. A mouse weighing from...
Page 161 - ... portion on the back of the arm uncased by the plaster. The arm is then drawn downward and backward until the clavicular portion of the pectoralis major muscle is put sufficiently on the stretch to overcome the sterno-cleido-mastoid...

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