St. Louis Medical Journal, Volume 14

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Page 120 - ... more palatable. A minute or two before the milky mess is placed before the child, or invalid, the maltine should be added. If a certain portion of baked flour, no matter in what concrete form, were added to plain milk, and some maltine mixed with it, before it is placed on the nursery table, we should hear much less of infantile indigestion and mal-nutrition.
Page 315 - 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.
Page 138 - I do remember an apothecary, And hereabouts he dwells, which late I noted In tatter'd weeds, with overwhelming brows, Culling of simples; meagre were his looks, Sharp misery had worn him to the bones...
Page 120 - But, as Dr. Roberts points out, in order to make this ferment operative it must not be taken after a meal is over. Rather it should be added to the various forms of milk porridge or puddings before they are taken into the mouth. About this there exists no difficulty. Maltine is a molasses-like matter, and mixes readily with the milk, gruel, etc. without interfering either with its attractiveness in appearance or its toothsomeness ; indeed its sweet taste renders the gruel, etc.
Page 47 - DISEASES OF THE LUNGS. By JAMES KINGSTON FOWLER, MA, MD, FRCP, Physician to the Middlesex Hospital and to the Hospital for Consumption and Diseases of the Chest, Brompton, etc.
Page 555 - THERE was a young man in Boston town He bought him a STETHOSCOPE nice and new. All mounted and finished and polished down, With an ivory cap and a stopper too. It happened a spider within did crawl, And spun him a web of ample size, Wherein there chanced one day to fall A couple of very imprudent flies. The first was a bottle-fly, big and blue, The second was smaller, and thin and long; So there was a concert between the two, Like an octave flute and a tavern gong. Now being from Paris but recently,...
Page 260 - When the tea is used it should not be hot or strong, or infused over five minutes. Avoid pickles, spices, curries, salted or otherwise preserved provisions, pies, pastry, cheese, jams, dried fruits, nuts, all coarse, hard, and indigestible foods taken with a view of moving the bowels, strong tea, and much hot liquid of any kind, with meals.
Page 314 - Physillogigy is to study about your bones stummick and vertebry. Occupations which are injurious to health are carbolic acid gas which is impure blood.
Page 225 - ... under the digestive ferment. The other ingredient is stated to be wheat flour subjected to prolonged baking, so that its starch is to a considerable extent converted into dextrine. This food has the advantage of easy preparation in the nursery and easy digestion. Used alone it is sufficiently nutritious for the infant. It will probably supersede some of the older foods of the shops. Poor families who cannot afford to use it as the sole food, will, according to my observation, find it useful made...
Page 27 - ... and excitement, the respiration continuing normal, are indices of a fault in the formation of the heart or the great vessels. 9. A temporary lividity indicates the existence of a grave acute disease, especially of the respiratory organs. 10. The absence of tears in children four months old or more, suggests a form of disease which will usually be fatal.

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