The Medical Age, Volume 5

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.E. G. Swift, 1887
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Page 268 - And I sit and think, when the sunset's gold Is flushing river and hill and shore, I shall one day stand by the water cold And list for the sound of the boatman's oar ; I shall watch for a gleam of the flapping sail, I shall hear the boat as it gains the strand, I shall pass from sight with the boatman pale To the better shore of the...
Page 268 - ... of the boatman's oar; I shall watch for a gleam of the flapping sail; I shall hear the boat as it gains the strand, I shall pass from sight with the boatman pale To the better shore of the spirit land. I shall know the loved who have gone before; And joyfully sweet will the meeting be, When over the river, the peaceful river, The Angel of Death shall carry me.
Page 179 - I desire everything in its proper season, that neither men nor the times be put out of temper. Let me be sick myself, if sometimes the malady of my patient be not a disease unto me. I desire rather to cure his infirmities than my own necessities. Where I do him no good, methinks it is scarce honest gain, though I confess 'tis but the worthy salary of our well-intended endeavours.
Page 276 - Members by application shall consist of such members of the State, county and district medical societies entitled to representation in this Association, as shall make application in writing to the treasurer, and accompany said application with a certificate of good standing, signed by the president and secretary of the society of which they are members, and the amount of the annual subscription fee, $5.
Page 265 - It will, in short, become possible to introduce into the economy a molecular mechanism which, like a very cunningly contrived torpedo, shall find its way to some particular group of living elements, and cause an explosion among them, leaving the rest untouched.
Page 188 - GARRIGUES, as made known in the Quarterly Bulletin of the Clinical Society of the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital, proves that the drug given in the form of decoction produces markedly beneficial results. The following are his directions for preparing and administering it : Three heaping teaspoonfuls of the powdered root are boiled in a pint of water for fifteen minutes ; after cooling the preparation is strained : one-third of the decoction is taken in the forenoon, another in...
Page 251 - The knowledge that a man can use is the only real knowledge; the only knowledge that has life and growth in it and converts itself into practical power. The rest hangs like dust about the brain, or dries like raindrops off the stones.— FROUDE.
Page 416 - ... than increases the intensity of the pyrexia. (14) As the oxidation of alcohol necessarily involves the formation of water and limits the destruction of tissue, its action in fever tends to restore the normal processes of heat-production, in which the formation of water plays an important part. (15) The great objects in the treatment of fever itself are to limit and reduce the pyrexia by direct and indirect means ; to limit and repair destruction and degeneration of tissues and organs by alimentation;...
Page 415 - An essential fever is an excessive production of heat in the body, induced by a special morbific agent or agents, and due to excessive oxidation, with destruction of the tissues of the body, and either a suppression or a considerable diminution in the production of water.
Page 178 - In the stomach starch is changed fto cane sugar and cane sugar to .sugar cane. The olfactory nerve enters the cavity of the orbit and is developed into the special sense of hearing. The growth of a tooth begins in the back of the mouth and extends to the stomach.

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