The Lancet, Volume 1

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J. Onwhyn, 1867 - Medicine

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Page 187 - Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by the dead : 3 Both male and female shall ye put out, without the camp shall ye put them ; that they defile not their camps, in the midst whereof I dwell.
Page 188 - The all but unanimous conviction of the most experienced observers in different parts of the world is quite opposed to the belief that leprosy is contagious, or communicable by proximity or contact with the diseased.
Page 46 - Pharmacopée française, rédigée par ordre du gouvernement, la commission de rédaction étant composée de professeurs de la Faculté de médecine et de l'Ecole supérieure de pharmacie de Paris, de membres de l'Académie impériale de médecine et de la Société de pharmacie de Paris. Paris, 1866, 1 vol.
Page 45 - That the best thanks of the Society be and are hereby given to the President and officers of the Society for their services during the past year.
Page 24 - Commissioners were specially instructed to seek information on the following topics : namely, to ascertain " what supply of unpolluted and wholesome water can be obtained by collecting and storing water in the high grounds of England and Wales, either by the aid of natural lakes, or by artificial reservoirs at a sufficient elevation for the supply of the large towns ; and to...
Page 239 - ... has yet produced of the rare degree in which those combined qualities are at his command. Next to the diseases of children, there is no subject on which the young practitioner is oftener consulted, or on which the public are more apt to form their opinions of his professional skill, than the various phenomena of indigestion. Dr. Chambers comes most opportunely and effectively to his assistance. In fact, there are few situations in which the commencing practitioner can place himself in which Dr....
Page 191 - SCORESBY-JACKSON, MD, FRSE MEDICAL CLIMATOLOGY; or, a .Topographical and Meteorological Description of the Localities resorted to in Winter and Summer by Invalids of various classes both at Home and Abroad. With an Isothermal Chart Post 8vo.
Page 158 - I have several times opened the breast and pericardium of a man within two hours after his execution by hanging, and before the colour had totally left the face, and in presence of many witnesses, have demonstrated the right auricle of the heart and the lungs distended with blood ; the auricle in particular of the size of a large man's fist, and so full of blood that it looked as if it would burst. This great distension, however, had disappeared next day, the body having stiffened and become cold,...
Page 263 - ... over them. At three PM she got two other squares, at seven PM three squares, and at ten PM two more. No severe spasms occurred during this evening; she had only a few short starts, but she was always very rigid, in both body and limbs, and the opisthotonos and trismus were quite marked. She was more cheerful, however, and spoke more distinctly. Pupils rather contracted. She was to have two squares of Calabar paper every hour during the night. 16th. — This morning I found her quite rigid, and...
Page 82 - They remain quite ijuict and come away without the slightest pain or trouble when their work is done. The wound consequently has nothing to irritate it, and enjoys every opportunity of healing by the first intention. The plan leaves the parts as quiet as if acupressure had been applied.

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