Medicine, Volume 1

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Joseph McFarland, Harold Nicholas Moyer
G. S. Davis, 1895

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Page 328 - twill pass for wit; Care not for feeling — pass your proper jest, And stand a critic, hated yet caress'd. And shall we own such judgment? no— as soon Seek roses in December— ice in June; Hope constancy in wind, or corn in chaff; Believe a woman or an epitaph, Or any other thing that's false, before You trust in critics, who themselves are sore Or yield one single thought to be misled By Jeffrey's heart, or Lambe's Boeotian head.
Page 331 - We seem to have reached a time in which there is abroad in men's minds an instinctive feeling that a definite stage in the evolution of Western civilization is drawing to a close, and that we are entering on a new era.
Page 383 - A person duly authorized to practice physic or surgery, or a professional or registered nurse, 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 161 - A System of Legal Medicine. By ALLAN MCLANE HAMILTON, MD, Consulting Physician to the Insane Asylums of New York City, etc., etc.
Page 123 - ... mumps, or teething. From the very beginning of the illness, where there are any catarrhal symptoms, the patient should be directed to use the handkerchief frequently and strongly, the object being to clear the nose and...
Page 517 - These areas of dulness vary in size, as determined by linear percussion, from a twenty-five cent piece to a dollar, or even more. The atelectatic zones are only permanently absent when the lungs are emphysematous, and temporarily so after repeated deep inspirations. I have noted in my investigations that, after forced inspirations are made, the atelectatic zones in adults, as well as in children, can be dispelled, reappearing in a few minutes when tranquil breathing is resumed, and continuing so...
Page 384 - ... the defendant having admitted the employment of the plaintiff as a physician to treat his wife and children, the plaintiff was the proper judge of the necessity of frequent visits; and, in the absence of proof to the contrary, the court will presume that all the professional visits made were deemed necessary, and were properly made.
Page 320 - Before coming to the hospital a surgeon had scarified the surface, but without affording any relief. The bladder was distended to its full extent, and the tumor was the result of extravasation consequent upon rupture of the urethra due to gangrene. Operation. An incision was made in the median line, extending from the penis, through the scrotum to the perineum, and a large collection of urine was discovered, which formed the tumor. The incision divided the scrotum in the middle and exposed the urethra,...
Page 510 - ... condition, but this is no more marked in masturbators than it is in those persons who indulge to excess in the venereal act. 3. That organic stricture has little, if anything to do with it; but that associated with this...
Page 551 - A few drops of a 4-per-cent. solution of cocaine are injected beneath the skin where the puncture is to be made. 3. A straight, sharp-pointed bistoury is then thrust well into the most prominent part of the tumor until pus flows.

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