Medical jurisprudence

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J. Churchill, 1858 - 976 pages

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Page 880 - AB is a lunatic [or an idiot, or a person of unsound mind], and a proper person to be taken charge of and detained under care and treatment, and that I have formed this opinion upon the following grounds, viz.
Page 63 - The time at which they come on, is generally in from half an hour to an hour after the poison has been swallowed.
Page 1 - That whosoever shall administer to or cause to be taken by any person any poison or other destructive thing...
Page 641 - I have always considered likeness as an argument of a child being the son of a parent, and the rather as the distinction between individuals in the human species is more discernible than among animals.
Page 729 - The restoration of warmth can only be safely effected when respiratory movements are maintained and the circulation is promoted. 1. Treat the patient instantly, on the spot, in the open air, exposing the face and chest to the breeze (except in severe weather).
Page 565 - ... being convicted thereof, shall be liable to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding three years...
Page 579 - ... shall be guilty of felony, and being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for the term of his or her natural life, or for any term not less than seven years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding two years, with or without hard labour, as the Court shall direct.
Page 323 - in any indictment for murder or manslaughter, or for being an accessory to any murder or manslaughter, it shall not be necessary to set forth the manner in which, or the means by which, the death of the deceased was caused, but it shall be sufficient in any indictment for murder to charge that the defendant did feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought kill and murder the deceased...
Page 729 - Replace the patient on the face, raising and supporting the chest well on a folded coat or other article of dress. Turn the body very gently on the side and a little beyond, and then briskly on the face, back again; repeating these measures cautiously, efficiently, and perseveringly, about fifteen times in the minute, or once every four or five seconds, occasionally varying the side.
Page 729 - Repeat these movements deliberately and perseveringly, fifteen times only in a minute. (When the patient lies on the thorax, this cavity is compressed by the weight of the body, and expiration takes place. When he is turned on the side, this pressure is removed, and inspiration occurs.) 6th. When the...

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