Buffalo Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 6

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Joseph Warren & Company, Printers, 1867

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Page 25 - 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 319 - Life (Functions and Disorders of), considered in their Physiological, Social, and Moral Relations, by WILLIAM ACTON, MRCS Sixth Edition, 8vo, 12s.
Page 68 - Probably it causes a stoppage of the fresh formation of quinine from albumen ; a temporary arrest of the changes going on ; a transfer of action probably to the quinine introduced, so that with large doses deafness and great prostration and almost imperceptible pulse are produced in man, whilst in guinea-pigs death even is caused by the extreme prostration. In small doses, quinine, probably like alcohol, gives an immediate stimulus when the first chemical action takes place ; but soon the quinine...
Page 156 - London Edition, with Additions by MEREDITH CLYMER, MD, late Professor of the Institutes and Practice of Medicine in the University of New York, Physician to the Philadelphia Hospital, etc.
Page 72 - In every case the expectoration was of the same general character; and sometimes it was mixed more or less with bronchial mucus, slightly tinged perhaps with blood, and sometimes with salivary secretion ; but more frequently it was simply watery blood, resembling, as I have described, a mixture of red-currant jelly with water. The following are the conclusions at which I have arrived from a consideration of the preceding notes : 1st. — There is a form of true...
Page 26 - ... formula : Observation shows that the duration of the choleraic diarrhoea, called premonitory — which must not be confounded with all the diarrhoeas which exist during the time of cholera — does not extend beyond a few days. Facts cited as exceptional do not prove that the cases of...
Page 439 - ... and in the opinion of this Association, such institutions, if rightly inaugurated and judiciously carried on, will be a benefit to the State in an economical point of view, will raise the character of the State hospitals, and will greatly subserve the interests of the insane generally.
Page 68 - The incoming quinine causes a temporary excess of quinine in the textures. Probably it causes a stoppage of the fresh formation of quinine from albumen ; a temporary arrest of the changes going on ; a transfer of action probably to the quinine introduced, so that with large doses deafness and great prostration and almost imperceptible pulse are produced in man, whilst in guinea-pigs death even is caused by the extreme prostration. In small doses, quinine, probably like alcohol, gives an immediate...
Page 74 - Act of Congress. approved July 28, 1866. "Sect. 17. And be it further enacted, That the Medical Department of the Army shall hereafter consist of one Surgeon General, . . . one Assistant Surgeon General...
Page 65 - ... one ounce, water three ounces, tincture of capsicum fifteen drops. [These people are our city vagrants, and probably are habitually intemperate.]] A variety of disinfectants were employed freely and constantly in every vessel and closet which received the excreta, even the excreta from the stomach were disinfected immediately after they were received into a vessel or fell upon the floor ; stoves were placed in each hospital ward to insure a...

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