The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 127

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Cupples, Upham & Company, 1892

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Page 121 - 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, Etc.
Page 252 - March 15, 1894, for the necessary invitation, giving the date and place of birth, the place and State of permanent residence, the fact of American citizenship, the name of the medical college from which they were graduated, and a record of service in hospital, if any, from the authorities thereof. The application should be accompanied by certificates, based on personal acquaintance, from at least two reputable persons, as to his citizenship, character and habits.
Page 149 - A person, duly authorized to practice physic or surgery, shall not be allowed to disclose any information which he acquired in attending a patient, in a professional capacity, and which was necessary to enable him to act in that capacity.
Page 283 - In due time the upright bar aud the foot itself will both be straight, as seen in Figs. 15 and 16 — in other words, the varus will be reduced. The upright should then be bent, from time to time, in the direction of valgus, as seen in Fig. 17, and the persistent and gradual effort resumed until the foot has been pushed, or pulled, or pried, over the boundary line, into the domain of valgus, as seen in Fig.
Page 99 - MD" But nothing in this act shall be construed to prohibit students from prescribing under the supervision of preceptors, or to prohibit gratuitous services in cases of emergency. And this act shall not apply to commissioned surgeons of the United States army and navy.
Page 97 - No. 2. 3. Exposure not less than six hours to sulphurous acid gas, made by. burning not less than three pounds of roll sulphur to each 1,000 cubic feet of space. 4. Exposure not less than six hours to an atmosphere containing 3 per cent of sulphurous acid gas liberated from its liquid state (liquid sulphur dioxide).
Page 275 - ... nurse having charge of such infant, to report in writing, within six hours, to the health officer or some legally qualified practitioner of the city, town or district in which the parents of the infant reside, the fact that such inflammation, or swelling, or redness of the eyes exists.
Page 282 - ... the anterior part of the sole of the foot, where it interferes with the correction of the varus, to the upper part of the anterior surface of the leg, where it is powerless to interfere with the treatment. That the weight-pressure thus transferred is considerable, is shown by the callus and bursa, which appear where the padded strap crosses the leg near the tubercle of the tibia. This mechanical effect is similar to that of the brace, shown in Fig.
Page 280 - ... counter-pressure, while, on the other hand, the point of pressure is brought into action by a third disk, or shield, A, which is drawn tightly against the outer side of the foot and ankle, and held in place by a strip of adhesive plaster, E, which includes the limb and the piece which connects the two disks, B and C. The disks are lined with two or three thicknesses of blanket, easily renewed, when necessary, with a needle and thread. These braces are so cheap and easily knocked together that...
Page 282 - ... undermines the lever by introducing an element of instability and, in this brace, serves no good purpose. Mild steel alone should be used, to facilitate alterations in shape, as point after point of improvement is gained, and to make easy the shifting of buckles and straps, as may be required, all of which may be done by the use of a few simple tools. The upright is to be on the inner side of the leg, as in Fig. 14. The upper part of the brace makes counter-pressure on the inner side of the leg,...

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