The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Volumes 27-28

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Cupples, Upham & Company, 1843 - Medicine

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Page 283 - TIRED nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep ! He, like the world, his ready visit pays Where fortune smiles, the wretched he forsakes: Swift on his downy pinions flies from woe, And lights on lids unsullied with a tear.
Page 77 - Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live...
Page 92 - SEC. 2. That so much of the Act of the twenty-third day of July, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, as is inconsistent with the provisions of this Act is hereby repealed.
Page 17 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons In the City of New York.
Page 265 - Let him turn on his right side ; place his head comfortably on the pillow, so that it exactly occupies the angle a line drawn from the head to the shoulder would form ; and then, slightly closing his lips, take rather a full inspiration, breathing as much as he possibly can through the nostrils.
Page 83 - The person to be inoculated is pricked with the tooth of the serpent, on the tongue, in both arms, and on various parts of the body; and the venom introduced into the wounds. An eruption comes out, which lasts a few days. Ever after, these persons can handle the most venomous snakes with impunity; can make them come by calling them, have great pleasure in fondling...
Page 342 - He who, for an ordinary cause, resigns the fate of his patient to mercury, is a vile enemy to the sick; and if he is tolerably popular, will, in one successful season, have paved the way for the business of life ; for he has enough to do ever afterwards to stop the mercurial breach of the constitutions of his dilapidated patients.
Page 198 - in a child that is not able to gargle, this solution may be injected into the nostrils and against the fauces by means of a syringe or elastic bottle. The effect of this application is sometimes most encouraging. A quantity of offensive sloughy matter is brought away ; the acrid discharge is rendered harmless ; the running from the nose and diarrhoea cease ; and the disease is converted into a form which approximates to the scarlatina anginosa.
Page 169 - Caucasian, are the shortest lived of any class of the human race. " '3d. That the mulattoes are not more liable to die under the age of 25 than the whites or blacks...
Page 34 - Lemann's biscuit-powder," soaked for twelve hours in cold spring water, then boiled for half an hour, not simmered, or it will turn sour. Very little sugar to be added to the food, and then only at the time when given. Sweets, of every kind, are most injurious, producing acidity, flatulency, and indigestion, sores in the mouth, and disordered secretions. An infant will take medicine the more readily if made lukewarm in a cup placed in hot water, adding a very little sugar when given.

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