Weekly return of births and deaths (infectious diseases, weather) in London (and other great towns).

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Page 13 - rheumatic fever " are classed with " rheumatism ; " of " hemorrhage," and " abscess," with the diseases of the organs affected. Cases of "neglect" and "cold," except when the result of privation, (Class I. 3. — 1,) are placed (with notes) under deaths by "accident or negligence,
Page 260 - Railroad Accidents." NOTE.— Cases of " infantile fever " are classed with those of typhoid, relapsing, and other continued fevers, under one name " typhus." Cases of " rheumatic fever " are classed with " rheumatism ; " of " hemorrhage," and " abscess," with the diseases of the organs affected. Cases of "neglect" and "cold," except when the result of privation, (Class I.
Page 140 - Mortification, . ORDER 2. — Tubercular. II. 2. — 1. Scrofula, 2. Tabes Mesenterica, 3. Phthisis (Consumption of Lungs,) 4. Hydrocephalus, .... CLASS III. LOCAL DISEASES. ORDER 1. — Nervous System. III. 1.— 1. Cephalitis 2. Apoplexy, .... 3. Paralysis, .... 4. Insanity, .... 5. Chorea, .... 6. Epilepsy, .... 7. Tetanus, .... 8. Convulsions, 9. Brain Diseases,* fyc., . SUPPLEMENTAL LIST.
Page 293 - LIST. CLASS V. VIOLENT DEATHS* ORDER 1. — Accident or Negligence. V. 1. — 1. Fractures and Contusions,* . 2. Wounds, .... 3. Burns and Scalds, . . 4. Poison, 5. Drowning, .... 6. Suffocation, .... 7. Otherwise, .... ORDER 2.— In Battle.
Page 20 - ORDER 4. — Parasitic. I. 4.— 1. Thrush, 2. Worms, &c., .. CLASS II. CONSTITUTIONAL DISEASES. ORDER 1.
Page vi - ... taught in any of our medical schools; it is not formally the subject of examination in our universities. The father of a family does not go to the doctor and say, " How can I preserve my health, make my children well and vigorous, and develop all their faculties to the fullest extent...
Page 29 - III. 4.— 1. Gastritis .... 2. Enteritis .... 3. Peritonitis 4. Ascites .... 5. Ulceration of Intestines . 6. Hernia .... 7. Ileus .... 8. Intussusception 9. Stricture of Intestines 10. Fistula .... 11. Stomach Diseases, &o.
Page vi - A beginning of a movement has been made in the right direction under Sir Benjamin Hall's Act, Medical Health Officers are appointed in all the London districts, and many of them are working courageously in the midst of unhealthy places, and against ignorant opposition, with success. Their reports are replete with interesting facts, and contain many words in season of sanitary truth, well calculated to influence and direct the Boards. They have deserved the public approbation ; for they have done...
Page 305 - stricture of the urethra " is almost invariably the result of gonorrhoea, it is classed as I. 2. — 2. All cases of death returned "unknown...

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