A System of practical medicine v. 3, 1885, Volume 3

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Lea Bros. & Company, 1885

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Page 179 - I give an ounce every two, three, or four hours, according to the severity of the case — that will be from twelve to thirty-six grains of quinine in the twenty -four hours according to the case.
Page 1 - By Louis STARR, MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania ; Physician to the Children's Hospital.
Page 619 - ... the two most ready solutions appear to be, either that the altered quality of the blood affords irregular and unwonted stimulus to the organ immediately; or, that it so affects the minute and capillary circulation, as to render greater action necessary to force the blood through the distant sub-divisions of the vascular system.
Page 1 - THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF MEDICINE. By American Teachers. Edited by WILLIAM PEPPER, MD, LL.D., Provost and Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Clinical Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania.
Page 532 - I marvel how so much fatigue was borne, for the things that have come to pass have been by the hand of God rather than by the hand of man.
Page 651 - ... opinions upon these subjects, how slow we should be to condemn men because they do not come up to the mark laid down in books. The truth, in fact, is, that they go beyond it — that they are wiser than the authors of such books. There are two cases in which it is often extremely difficult to say which is the first and which the second sound of the heart.
Page 450 - Following this line in the healthy subject, a distinct tubular sound is elicited by percussion down to the point of bifurcation of the trachea at the level of the fourth dorsal vertebra. Opposite the fifth and downward we get the lower-pitched pulmonary resonance.
Page 256 - Those in which it resulted directly from the obstruction to the return of the blood to the left side of the heart, produced by contraction of the left auriculo-ventricular orifice.
Page 11 - This apparatus consisted mainly of a polished metal mirror which " reflected the luminous rays in the direction of the tumor," and on whose surface the image of the growth was seen to be reflected. The great value of this apparatus for the diagnosis and treatment of nasal and laryngeal diseases was, however, not recognized, and it shared the fate of many other valuable discoveries which were made before the world was ready to receive them: ii was forgotten.
Page 6 - MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Baltimore.

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