The New-York Journal of Medicine and Surgery, 1–2. köide

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C.S. Francis, 1839
Includes section "Reviews and bibliographic notices."

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Page 439 - ON INTERMARRIAGE; Or, the Mode in which, and the Causes why Beauty, Health, and Intellect, result from certain Unions, and Deformity, Disease, and Insanity, from others.
Page 441 - AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF CHEMICAL PHILOSOPHY : being a preparatory View of the Forces which concur to the Production of Chemical Phenomena. By J. FREDERIC DANIELL, FRS Professor of Chemistry in King's College, London ; and Lecturer on Chemistry and Geology in the Hon. East India Company's Military Seminary at Addiscombe ; and Author of Meteorological Essays.
Page 165 - The various forms of puerperal fever depend on this one cause, and may readily be deduced from it.
Page 158 - ... slow as in the adult; of thirty-five between one and two months, fifteen were in a similar predicament ; but, of eighteen children between two and three months, all but three exceeded the adult pulse ; which was also the case in the few he examined above one year. Hence, " it appears that the pulse of a very young infant is often not much more frequent than that of an adult, but that it increases in frequency in proportion as the child advances in age; whence it follows, that it is wrong to assert,...
Page 141 - Nélaton, published in Paris in 1837, we find the following description of encysted tubercle in the extremity of long bones. "When an encysted tubercle is developed in the extremity of a long bone, it is at first confined in the centre of the cancellous structure, not far from the articular extremity. It gradually increases, and approaches on one hand the cartilage, and on the other the circumference of the bone, external to the joint. If in the progress of its development it reaches the exterior...
Page 203 - A committee of three was appointed to draw up a constitution and by-laws to be presented at the next meeting.
Page 462 - ... three lines. This was done partly with the view of increasing the chance of union, by presenting a larger surface, and partly to prevent the necessity of carrying the needles through the bladder. I then introduced a needle, about a third of an inch from the edge of the wound, through the membrane of the vagina and the cellular membrane beneath, and brought it out at the opposite side at about an equal distance. Before the needle was drawn through, a second and a third were introduced in the same...
Page 7 - are always deceiving ; new theories are mostly false or useless ; and new remedies, for a time, are dangerous. This rage for novelty pervades our profession, especially in this country. Hence our extended catalogue of new fevers, and hasty adoption of new remedies ; hence the unlimited and unwarranted application of mercury without weight...
Page 78 - ... neighbours ; and upon entering the apartment, they found the woman seated on a stool, before the fire, with a vessel of warm water in front of her, and a large substance, which they compared to a child's head and neck, lying between her thighs, supported by her hands.
Page 16 - ... much less expense of time and labor than formerly, as a child would learn to read and write by the help of the Roman alphabet, instead of Chinese characters.

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