The Medical Times and Register, Volume 11

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Medical Publishing Company, 1881

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Page 233 - ... alleviating pain and other symptoms, and by soothing mental anguish. To decline attendance, under such circumstances, would be sacrificing to fanciful delicacy, and mistaken liberality, that moral duty, which is independent of, and far superior to, all pecuniary consideration. 6. Consultations should be promoted in difficult or protracted cases, as they give rise to confidence, energy, and more enlarged views in practice.
Page 147 - No person duly authorized to practice physic or surgery shall be allowed to disclose any information which he may have acquired in attending any patient in his professional character, and which information was necessary to enable him to prescribe for such patient as a physician, or to do any act for him as a surgeon: Prnrldcd, however.
Page 338 - 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 249 - ATLAS OF SKIN DISEASES. By LOUIS A. DUHRING, MD, Professor of Skin Diseases in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania ; Dermatologist to the Philadelphia Hospital ; Consulting Physician to the Dispensary for Skin Diseases, Philadelphia; Author of "Diseases of the Skin,
Page 317 - How to Use The Forceps," with an introductory account of the Female Pelvis and of the Mechanism of Delivery. By Henry G. Landis, AM, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children in Starling Medical College, Columbus, O.
Page 276 - IN SHEEP. During the past winter this disease broke out in a number of bands of sheep in Montana and rapidly spread, affecting a great many animals. It was confined principally to the face and head and occasionally the feet. The lesions consisted of patches varying in size from one-fourth to three-fourths of an inch in diameter, devoid of wool, and covered with thick, dry, brown crusts which, when forcibly removed, exposed a granulating base covered with pus. Three live animals affected with the...
Page 533 - That a committee of five be appointed by the President of the Association, to be called the Standing Committee on "Atmospheric Conditions, and their Relations to the Prevalence of Diseases.
Page 354 - ... gradually merge into the capillary system of blood vessels. As a general rule, the combined area of the branches is greater than that of the vessels from which they emanate, and hence the collective capacity of the arterial system is greatest at the capillary vessels. The same rule applies to the veins. The effect of the division of the arteries is to make the blood move- more slowly along their branches to the capillary vessels, and the effect of the union of the branches of the veins is to...
Page 320 - It means the knowledge of all herbs, and fruits, and balms, and spices; and of all that is healing and sweet in fields and groves, and savory in meats; it means carefulness, and inventiveness, and watchfulness, and willingness, and readiness of appliance; it means the economy of your greatgrandmothers, and the science of modern chemists ; it means much tasting, and no wasting; it means English thoroughness, and French art, and Arabian hospitality ; and it means, in fine, that you are to be perfectly...
Page 510 - ... gr.) to the same amount. Infusion of tobacco (half an ounce to the pint) alone relieves some cases, and forms a good vehicle for borax or boracic acid. It is not well to use glycerin with the borax, as a rule, as it is apt, owing to its affinity for water, to aggravate the irritation. Strong solution of poppy is a good vehicle for borax. Chloral frequently does not suit. Ice suits some, very hot water others. In some cases ether spray might be tried. Ointments, if used, should be of nonrancid...

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