The New York Medical and Physical Journal, Volume 8

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E. Bliss and E. White, 1829
 

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Page 338 - I am to acquaint you, that his royal highness the prince regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of his majesty, to approve and confirm the finding -and sentence of the court.
Page 226 - The most pernicious infection, next the plague, is the smell of the jail, when prisoners have been long, and close, and nastily kept; whereof we have had in our time experience twice or thrice ; when both the judges that sat upon the jail, and numbers of those that attended the business or were present, sickened upon it, and died.
Page 153 - Yet during the time of the heaviest rains, while the water falls in torrents, and the cloudy sky tends to prevent evaporation from the ground, the forest may be passed with tolerable safety. It is in the extreme heat, and immediately after the rains have ceased, in May, the latter end of August, and the early part of September, that it is most deadly.
Page 226 - Judgment being passed and the prisoner taken away, there arose such infectious damp or breath among the people, that many there present, to the apprehensions of most men, were then smothered, and others so deeply infected, that they lived not many hours after.
Page 411 - AN ESSAY ON THE USE OF THE NITRATE OF SILVER IN THE CURE OF INFLAMMATION, WOUNDS, AND ULCERS. Second Edition. Price 5s. ADDITIONAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE NITRATE OF SILVER; with full Directions for its Use as a Therapeutic Agent.
Page 112 - ... turning it upwards, at the same time continuing to propel the instrument. Having described this segment, we shall have carried the bougie full four inches farther, or to what may be considered the extent of the rectum. But it is yet to be introduced into the sigmoid flexure: we therefore triflingly...
Page 156 - Brahmins are sometimes black, while Pariahs are comparatively fair. It seems, therefore, to be an accidental difference, like that of light and dark complexions in Europe, though where so much of the body is exposed to sight, it becomes more striking here than in our own country.
Page 370 - The glands in the axilla being free from disease, as the complaint had existed for so long a period, and her general health seemed to be perfectly good, I recommended the operation, as affording the only hope of cure. " Upon examination of the swelling after its removal, the larger portion of it had the appearance of that cartilage which supplies the place of bone in the young subject : the remaining part was ossifie.
Page 159 - It arrives in from twenty-three to thirty seconds in the external thoracic vein of the opposite side (Exp. 5.), in twenty seconds at the vena saphena major (Exp. 4.), in from fifteen to twenty seconds in the masseteric artery (Exp. 6.), in from ten to fifteen, and in from twenty to twenty-six seconds in the maxillary artery ; lastly, in from twenty to twenty-five, and from twenty-five to thirty seconds in the metatarsal artery, always on the opposite side to the place of injection (Exp. 18, and 16.)...
Page 156 - ... striking. It is not merely the difference of exposure, since this variety of tint is visible in the fishermen who are naked all alike. Nor does it depend on caste, since very high caste Brahmins are sometimes black, while Pariahs

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