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abscess admissions into hospital admitted affected amongst amount appears Army Artillery Assistant-Surgeon attack average strength ball barracks Bengal blood Bombay bone bowels bronchitis cause cent character chest China cholera cicatrix climate cold cure death-rate deaths deck delirium delirium tremens diarrhoea discharge disease doses dysentery endemic epidemic European fatal favourable force Fort Pitt frequently gunshot wounds hepatic hepatic abscess increase India inflammation influence injury instances invalided ipecacuanha keloid latter leprosy lesions liver loss lungs Madras malarious Malta mean strength medical officers ment military months native nearly observed occurred operation organic pain pandemic patient period Peshawur phthisis Pitt present prevalence proportion quinine racter ratio Regiment remarks remittent removed Report result rheumatism Royal Royal Artillery sanitary season ship skin soldier station suffered surgeon symptoms syphilis temperature tion tissue total number treatment troops typhoid fever ulceration venereal ventilation vessels yellow fever
Page 259 - ... circles are to each other as the squares of their diameters, the area of the pupil was doubled during delirium, being as 100 to 49.
Page 366 - That trained medical officers of health be appointed, to act in peace as in war, in connexion with these commissions. 36. That in order to render available for India the experience obtained in dealing with all classes of sanitary questions in England, two officers of the Indian Government be appointed in England to be associated with the War Office Commission for this special purpose : unless it should be thought preferable to appoint a similar commission specially for the Indian Department.
Page 224 - But as for his own people, he led them forth like sheep, and carried them in the wilderness like a flock. 54 He brought them out safely, that they should not fear, and overwhelmed their enemies with the sea. 55 And brought them within the borders of his sanctuary, even to his mountain, which he purchased with his right hand. 56 He cast out the heathen also...
Page 229 - He affirms, on the contrary, that when we have just grounds for believing that abscess of the liver exists, we ought not to lose a day in evacuating it by puncture, and that we are both justified and safe in endeavouring to hit upon it with a trocar when deep-seated, avoiding the gall-bladder and large veins.
Page 365 - That in future every regiment in India shall have an adequate number of hospital orderlies from its own ranks to provide personal attendance for the sick. 29. That the number of general hospitals in India be increased by the organization of such hospitals, under the new medical regulations, at the largest European stations. 30. That the strategical points of the country, which must be occupied, be now fixed, with special reference to reducing as far as possible the number of unhealthy stations to...
Page 191 - ... they would rather submit to this process than taste the bitter of quinine. I have never seen the slightest inflammation or irritation follow the operation except in two instances. In one of these this result was due to the instruments employed — namely, a small trocar and common glass syringe ; in the other, to quinine in suspension being used instead of in solution. Indeed, I have reason to...
Page 128 - The periodical occurrence of yellow fever, with intervals of immunity, has its parallel in a fact well known to the students of the DiatomcKece and Desmidiacea, namely, that particular species which are known to exist in a definite pond or pool one season, may be at another replaced by forms never before detected in the same spot; while, again, the original species, under favourable and often unaccountable circumstances, reappear after the lapse of a certain time.
Page 203 - ... are stopped, the pulse becomes stronger, the heat and strength of the system are quickly restored, and time is allowed for medicines to act. The tourniquet may be applied to two or to the four extremities, according to the effect intended to be produced. When the individual is weak, and the state of collapse great, more care is required in emptying, by friction, the blood in the veins of the extremity to be bandaged ; and the effect will be more marked if the tourniquet be applied to four extremities....
Page 359 - That by far the larger proportion of the mortality and inefficiency in the Indian army has arisen from endemic diseases, and notably from fevers, diarrhoea, dysentery, cholera, and from diseases of the liver. 2. That the predisposition to these diseases is in part attributable to malaria, in conjunction with extremes of temperature, moisture, and variability. 3. But that there are other causes of a very active kind in India connected with stations, barracks, hospitals, and the habits of the men,...