The New-York Medical Journal, Volume 2

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E. B. Clayton, 1831

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Page 11 - A TREATISE ON POISONS. In relation to Medical Jurisprudence, Physiology, and the Practice of Physic.
Page 494 - Edinburgh; the Association of Fellows and Licentiates of the King and Queen's College of Physicians in Ireland...
Page 410 - ... being sent for, or showing an over-anxiety not to leave him alone with any other person, or attempting to remove or destroy articles of food or drink, or vomited matter which may have contained the poison, or expressing a foreknowledge of the probability of speedy death :— 7.
Page 231 - ... from the first possess, the power of producing by contagion a disease similar in nature to itself, but much more severe. It is undeniable, that the return of the Egyptian expedition introduced a severe contagious ophthalmia into this country, which afterwards prevailed extensively in regiments which had never served in Egypt, and which accompanied the British troops to almost every foreign station to which they were sent. For many ages this ophthalmia has prevailed in Egypt. It is more frequent...
Page 419 - a person immediately after swallowing a solution of a crystalline salt, which tasted purely and strongly acid, is attacked with burning in the throat, then with a burning in the stomach, vomiting, particularly of bloody matter, imperceptible pulse, and excessive languor, and dies in half an hour, or still more, in twenty, fifteen, or ten minutes, I do not know any fallacy which can interfere with the conclusion that oxalic acid was the cause of death. No parallel disease begins so abruptly, and terminates...
Page 134 - If it be born alive it is sufficient, though it be not heard to cry, for peradventure it may be born dumb ;" he also describes " motion, stirring, and the like," as proofs of a child having been born alive.
Page 264 - I have found abrasions of the cuticle to produce the same effect; such, for example, as we find in the nurseries of the opulent, as well as the cottages of the poor, behind the ears, and upon many other parts where the cuticle is thin.
Page 188 - July, when the convalescence having been completely established, the remedy was omitted. During this time diarrhoea set in for three or four days severely ; this was treated by the application of a few leeches to the anus, and the use of anodyne enemata. " The patient took in all one hundred and five grains of opium (exclusive of that in the injections), without ever experiencing any of the usual effects of this substance, when exhibited in large doses.
Page 188 - ... slightest pressure made the patient utter screams. The countenance was hippocratic, and the patient tormented with constant hiccup. Coldness of the extremities had commenced, and the pulse was weak and slow. Before the hour of visit, leeches had been applied to the belly without relief, the patient was then ordered one grain of opium every hour. The next day it was found that the symptoms were improved. The patient had not experienced the slightest coma, headach, or delirium. The same plan of...
Page 418 - The concentrated acid, if taken in considerable dose, may cause death in from two to twenty minutes. ' After death the stomach is found to contain black extravasated blood, exactly like blood acted on by oxalic acid out of the body ; the inner coat of the stomach is of a cherry-red colour, with streaks of black granular warty extravasation ; and in some places the surface of the coat is vary brittle and the subjacent stratum gelatinized.

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