The International Journal of Surgery, Volume 9

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Page 367 - 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 259 - The place of the Scripture which he read was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter; and like a lamb dumb before his shearer: so opened he not his mouth: in his humiliation his judgment was taken away: and who shall declare his generation ? for his life is taken from the earth.
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Page 275 - ... the shorter the period of time since the injury. 3. Simple trephining may prove sufficient in a number of cases, and particularly in those in which there is an injury to the skull, or in which a cystic condition is the main cause of the epilepsy. 4. Excision of cortical tissue is advisable if the epilepsy has lasted but a short time, and if the symptoms point to a strictly circumscribed focus of disease. 5. Since such cortical lesions are often of a microscopical character, excision should be...
Page 276 - ... a mortality, respectively, of 63 and 55 per cent. As a rule, therefore, wait for the line of demarcation, but amputate soon after its appearance ; but if danger of septic poisoning, or of speedy exhaustion should appear, amputate at once, at or above the probable limitation of the disease, which, if the femoral be free, will not be, in the majority of cases, above the tubercle of the tibia; but if the femoral be involved, amputation would probably be more dangerous than the expectant treatment....
Page 338 - Morton, a dentist, with the request that he would try the inhalation of a fluid which, he said, he had found to be effectual in preventing pain during operations upon the teeth.
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Page 197 - He denied that there was antagonism between the schools and the boards, as had been asserted. He said that both were working on parallel lines to accomplish the same purpose, that there could not possibly be any conflict between them and that they were not enemies, but friends. The medical journals of standing, from one end of the country to the other, he affirmed, were rendering great aid to the cause of reform in medical education, and the times were propitious. He concluded by urging united effort...
Page 25 - A TREATISE ON APPENDICITIS. By GEORGE R. FOWLER, MD, Examiner in Surgery, Medical Examining Board of the Regents of the University of the State of New York ; Surgeon to St. Mary's Hospital and to the Methodist Episcopal Hospital; Consulting Surgeon to the Relief (ED) Hospital and to the Norwegian Hospital.
Page 243 - ... or to become an open ulcer, followed by ugly scars. I am free to say that I am convinced that the success in this case is largely due to the use of Protonuclein Special, as with the same general line of treatment, which has been the very best I could find, I was never able to cure a carbuncle under two weeks, whereas in this case it was cured as quickly as a simple wound would have been.

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