Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 179, Issue 2

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Page 610 - As the marsh-hen secretly builds on the watery sod, Behold I will build me a nest on the greatness of God: I will fly in the greatness of God as the marsh-hen flies In the freedom that fills all the space 'twixt the marsh and the skies: By so many roots as the marsh-grass sends in the sod I will heartily lay me a-hold on the greatness of God...
Page 654 - July 14, 1898, provided that an essay deemed by the committee of award to 'be worthy of the prize shall have been offered. Essays intended for competition may be upon any subject in medicine, but...
Page 636 - MELLIN'S FOOD are especially adapted to the requirements, for such carbohydrates are readily assimilated and at once furnish heat and energy so greatly needed by these poorly nourished infants. The method of preparing the diet and suggestions for meeting individual conditions sent to physicians upon request.
Page 654 - ... the name and address of the author. It is a condition of competition that the successful essay or a copy of it shall remain in possession of the college; other essays will be returned upon application within three months after the award.
Page 521 - It is not an army we must shape and train for war; it is a nation.
Page 575 - Spanish influenza," there is no reason to believe that it originated in Spain. Some writers who have studied the question believe that the epidemic came from the Orient and they call attention to the fact that the Germans mention the disease as occurring along the eastern front in the summer and fall of 1917. How can "Spanish influenza" be recognized? There is as yet no certain way in which a single case of "Spanish influenza" can be recognized; on the other hand, recognition is easy where there...
Page 576 - ... in May, June and July. Moreover, in the case of ordinary colds, the general symptoms (fever, pain, depression) are by no means as severe or as sudden in their onset as they are in influenza. Finally, ordinary colds do not spread through the community so rapidly or so extensively as does influenza. In most cases a person taken sick with influenza feels sick rather suddenly. He feels weak, has pains in the eyes; ears, head or back, and may be sore all over. Many patients feel dizzy, some vomit,...
Page 520 - that the men found to be disqualified for military service by the examining physicians of the local draft boards should receive definite instructions as to the meaning of their disabilities and that a strong appeal be made to them to correct these disabilities as far as possible. But the object of this measure is not only to reclaim men for military service or for such service as they can perform, but to lessen the burden of illness and disability among those engaged in essential industrial work....
Page 608 - May, 1884, free of all expense, a copy of his dissertation, with a motto written thereon, and also accompanying it a sealed packet, having the same motto inscribed upon the outside, and his name and place of residence within. Previously to receiving the premium awarded the author of the successful dissertation must transfer to the Trustees all his right, title, and interest in and to the same for the use, benefit, and behoof of the Fiske Fund. Letters accompanying the unsuccessful dissertations will...
Page 491 - It is a method of recording all physicians who are not yet in service and classifying them so that their services when required will be utilized in a manner to inflict as little hardship on the individual as possible. It is a method by which every physician not in uniform will be entitled to wear an insignia which will indicate his willingness to serve his government.

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