The Canada Medical Record, Volume 31, Issue 6

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Page 288 - A Quarterly Digest of Advances, Discoveries and Improvements in the Medical and Surgical Sciences. Edited by HOBART AMORY HARE, MD, Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia. Octavo, handsomely bound in cloth, 427 pages, with 46 illustrations. Per volume, $2.50, by express prepaid. Per annum, in four clothbound volumes, $10.00. Lea Brothers & Co., Publishers, Philadelphia and New York.
Page 254 - In two or three hours he visited him again, expressing surprise at finding him doing better than he had anticipated. The next day, after getting out more shot and clothing and cutting off ragged edges of the wound, he informed Mr. Stuart, in my presence, that he thought he would recover...
Page 287 - These exceedingly practical monographs have been expressly prepared by an eminent member of the New York bar, who is well recognized by the legal profession as an expert in this special branch of practice. The first of these reference text manuals is now ready for distribution, and after a reasonable interval will be followed by the second monograph. Copies may be had by applying to the above company.
Page 269 - He was gifted with strong natural powers, which working upon an extensive experience in life, resulted in a species of natural sagacity, which, as I suppose, was something peculiar in him, and not. to be attained by any course of study. His temperament was ardent, but never got the better of his instructed and disciplined judgment, and whenever or however employed, he ever adopted the most judicious means for attaining ends that were always honorable. In the sick room, he was a model of patience...
Page 257 - So much interest was excited by the report of the experiments that it was suggested to Beaumont that he should take Alexis to Europe and submit him there to a more extended series of observations by skilled physiologists. Writing...
Page 256 - Alexis, will at all times during the said term when thereto directed or required by said William, submit to assist and promote by all means in his power such philosophical or medical experiments as the said William shall direct or cause to be made on or in the stomach of him...
Page 263 - The Work on Human Physiology" (published in the very year of the appearance of Beaumont's book), by Dunglison, a man of wide learning and thoroughly informed in the literature of the subject. The five or six old theories of stomach digestion, concoction, putrefaction, trituration, fermentation and maceration, are all discussed, and Wm. Hunter's pithy remark is quoted, "some physiologists will have it, that the stomach is a mill, others, that it is a fermenting vat, others, again, that it is a stew-pan;...
Page 264 - It possesses the property of coagulating albumen, in an eminent degree ; is powerfully antiseptic, checking the putrefaction of meat ; and effectually restorative of healthy action, when applied to old...
Page 254 - Martin, was standing in the company's store, "where one of the party was holding a shotgun (not a musket), which was accidentally discharged, the whole charge entering St. Martin's body. The muzzle was not over three feet from him — I think not more than two. The wadding entered, as well as pieces of his clothing; his shirt took fire; he fell, as we supposed, dead.

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