The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery

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Prentice & Weissinger, 1846 - Medicine
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Page 171 - his visit on the following day, when the same ceremony was performed, and repeated every succeeding day for a fortnight, the patient gradually improving during that period, when he was dismissed as cured, no other application having: been
Page 111 - quantity of water cannot be received into the small intestines, or the circuit through the portal system in the vena-cava ascendens, or thence through the lungs and heart into the systemic circulation, be obstructed, or if there be extensive disorganisation of the kidneys, the due secretion of urine cannot be. effected.
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Page 413 - afterwards, when he had left the dinner-table to go to the drawing-room, he found himself lame from a violent pain in one ankle. Suddenly he became sick; the ice-cream was rejected from the stomach; and this was followed by an instantaneous relief of the pain in the foot.
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Page 547 - and that a committee of seven be appointed to report on this subject at the meeting to be held in Philadelphia on the first Wednesday in May, 1847. "Resolved, That it is desirable that young men, before being received as students of medicine, should have acquired a suitable preliminary education, and that a committee of seven be appointed to report on the standard of

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