The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 118

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Cupples, Upham & Company, 1888

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Page 188 - Philadelphia," on or before January 1, 1005. Each essay must be distinguished by a motto, and accompanied by a sealed envelope bearing the same motto, and containing the name and address of the writer.
Page 195 - The Contractions of the Uterus Throughout Pregnancy, and Their Value in the Diagnosis of Pregnancy, Both Normal and Complicated,
Page 188 - ... publish the successful essay, or any paper written upon any subject for which they may offer a reward, provided the income in their hands may, in their judgment, be sufficient for that purpose, and the essay or paper be considered by them worthy of publication. If published, the distribution of said essay shall be entirely under the control of said trustees. In case they do not publish the said essay or paper, it shall be the property of the College of Physiciaus of Philadelphia.
Page 107 - The punishment of death must, in every case, be inflicted by causing to pass through the body of the convict a current of electricity of sufficient intensity to cause death, and the application of such current must be continued until such convict is dead.
Page 188 - The conditions annexed by the founder of this prize are that the " prize or award must always be for some subject connected with obstetrics, or the diseases of women, or the diseases of children...
Page 58 - When the cramps came on again, ' a powder containing four grains of ground biscuit was administered every seven minutes, while the greatest anxiety was expressed (, within the hearing of the party) lest too much should be given. Half-drachm doses of bismuth had never procured the same relief in less than three hours. For four successive times did the same kind of attack recur, and four times was it met by the same remedy, and with like success.
Page 49 - They shall prescribe in all mixed schools and all graded schools above primary, the studies of physiology and hygiene, having special reference to the effects of alcoholic stimulants and of narcotics upon the human system, and shall see that the studies so prescribed are thoroughly taught in said schools, and that well approved text-books upon the subjects are furnished to teachers and scholars.
Page 220 - There is also a distinction between a witness of facts and a witness selected by a party to give his opinion on a subject with which he is peculiarly conversant from his employment in life. The former is bound as a matter of public duty to testify to facts within his knowledge. The latter is under no such obligation, and the party who selects him must pay him for his time before. he will be compelled to testify.
Page 119 - ... lived on coarse brown bread and sour wine. They were temperate in diet, and regular and constant in exercise. The Spanish peasant works every day and dances half the night, yet eats only his black bread, onion, and watermelon. The Smyrna porter eats only a little fruit and some olives, yet he walks off with his load of a thousand pounds.

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