The St. Louis Periscope and Clinical Review, Volume 9

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Page 149 - I have found that man one mass of bruises from the top of his head to the soles of his feet, and I have seen him succumb in six days, and I attribute it to this treatment.
Page 410 - ... indicates a cerebral affection. (3) A marked degree of emaciation, which progresses gradually, indicates some sub-acute or chronic affection of a grave character. (4) Bulbar hypertrophy of the fingers and curving of the nails are signs of interference in the normal functions of the circulatory apparatus.
Page 393 - Association, as follows : 1. The natural history of crime shows that brains of chronic criminals deviate from the normal type, and approach those of the lower creation. 2. That many such are as impotent to restrain themselves from crime as the insane.
Page 201 - Mrs. Rogers lay In her bed, Bandaged and blistered from foot to head. Blistered and bandaged from head to toe, Mrs. Rogers was very low. Bottle and saucer, spoon and cup, On the table stood bravely up ; Physics of high and low degree ; Calomel, catnip, boneset tea ; Everything a body could bear.
Page 206 - I obtained some, and have ordered it regularly for over a year; and have found it excellent in the pain of rheumatism, pneumonia, and cancer; also in the sleeplessness of scarlatina and alcoholism. It has never failed me in procuring sleep, without the disagreeable dreams and after-effects of opium. The dose is 3ss. to 3j. every hour till sleep is procured. I have also found it of much service in cases of tonsillitis, used as a gargle with glycerine and carbolic acid.
Page 9 - ... cove, as he designates him who has, with one of Farlow's best rods, been, to the extreme disgust of the youngster, the whole morning a field ahead of him ; and which said youngster would sooner run all day, or ride a donkey, than fail to follow the hounds, should they be drawing in his neighbourhood. It must not be supposed, from what I have said, that I think lightly of good riders : far be it from my intention to disparage...
Page 353 - Lactopeptine an ever-effective and reliable remedy. In adult dyspepsia, all are now familiar with its beneficial effects ; but I should be glad if the profession would be induced to try it in the vomitings, diarrhoeas and dyspepsias of infancy. I recall several babies whose lives I believe I could have saved, had I known, ten years ago, what I do now of the ready adaptability of Lactopeptine to infants
Page 201 - After many years' study and observation I decide that a physician's knowledge is his stock in trade, his capital, and we have no more right to take it without extra compensation than we have to take provisions from a grocery, without pay, to feed the jury. The court rules that the witness is not compelled to testify.
Page 353 - ... prescribed Lactopeptine to patients of all ages, and have never been disappointed in its action when indicated. But I desire to speak in particular of its action in a case of congenital hereditary atonic dyspepsia in an infant, to whom I began to administer this remedy on the third day after birth. Mrs. HLS, Langside, Miss., was delivered of a male child in whom there was manifested well marked symptoms of atonic dyspepsia.
Page 203 - ... meet the requirements, and, though the greatest of care was used in its preparation, it was but two or three days before they commenced showing signs of inanition ; but this time the one designated as No. 2 failed first, dying about a week after we had suspended the use of Carnrick's Soluble food. The other died four days later. In the case of these two infants the changes for better and for worse were so decidedly marked that there could be no question as to the effect of the foods, and the...

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