The Medical Age, Volume 5

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George S. Davis, 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 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...
Page 251 - The knowledge which a man can use is the only real knowledge, the only knowledge which 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.
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.
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Page 180 - 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 167 - In those extreme cases where every attempt at eating excites nausea, vomiting or spasmodic cough, excellent results are attained by artificial feeding through the soft rubber stomach tube. 8. So long as the strength will permit, assimilation and excretion must be stimulated by systematic exercise, and when this is no longer possible, the nutritive processes may be materially assisted by passive exercise at regular intervals.
Page 79 - JA ROBISON, in opening the discussion, said: The facts, which are indeed facts, that have been related in this paper are of interest not only to the specialist but to the general practitioner. It has been a fact long known to specialists that obstruction of the passage of air through the nares will give rise to asthma, and a great number of articles have been written on this subject. It has also been demonstrated that when operations have been performed that cleared away these obstructions the relief...
Page 181 - 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 177 - Kansas; provided, that in all cases, when any person has been continuously engaged in the practice of medicine for a period of ten years...

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