Canada Lancet, Volume 21

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Lancet Publishing Company, 1889

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Page 86 - There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men ; A thousand hearts beat happily ; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell...
Page 153 - Every dead body must be accompanied by a person In charge, who must be provided with a ticket, and also present a full first-class ticket marked "Corpse...
Page 199 - The object of disinfection is to prevent the extension of infectious diseases by destroying the specific infectious material which gives rise to them. This is accomplished by the use of disinfectants. There can be no partial disinfection of such material ; either its infecting power is destroyed or it is not. In the latter case there is a failure to disinfect.
Page 200 - Disinfection of Clothing. — Boiling for half an hour will destroy the vitality of all known disease germs, and there is no better way of disinfecting clothing or bedding which can be washed than to put it through the ordinary operations of the laundry. No delay should occur, however, between the time of removing soiled clothing from the person or bed of the sick and its immersion in boiling water, or in one of the following solutions ; and no article should be permitted to leave the infected room...
Page 201 - ... of air-space in the room. To secure complete combustion of the sulphur it should be placed, in powder or in small fragments, in a shallow iron pan, which should be set upon a couple of bricks in a tub partly filled with water, to guard against fire. The sulphur should be thoroughly moistened with alcohol before igniting it.
Page 116 - One may also surmise, from the march of the local symptoms at the end of the second and at the beginning of the third septenary (see Case No.
Page 109 - Moreover, looking at the question from the other side, we find in animals complex organs of sense, richly supplied with nerves, but the function of which we are as yet powerless to -explain. There may be fifty other senses as different from ours as sound is from sight...
Page 142 - Soiled underclothing, bed linen, etc. : 1. Destruction by fire, if of little value. 2. Boiling for at least half an hour. 3. Immersion in a solution of mercuric chloride of the strength of 1 : 2000 for four hours.
Page 153 - Fever, Typhoid Fever, Erysipelas, Measles and other contagious, infectious or communicable diseases must be wrapped in a sheet thoroughly saturated with a strong solution of bi-chloride of mercury, in the proportion of one ounce of bi-chloride of mercury to a gallon of water; and encased in an air-tight zinc, tin, copper or lead [lined] coffin, or.
Page 86 - ... contend with. The whole of my patient's teeth appeared to have a syphilitic taint, and with increased flow of saliva, amounting to chronic salivation. These were not the only troubles I had to surmount ; but that which retarded my work most was the repeated recurrence of syphilitic ulcers of the sulcus and...

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