Transactions of the New York State Medical Association for the Year ..., Volume 4

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Page 358 - But as both heaven and earth do conspire and contribute to the use and benefit of man, so the end ought to be, from both philosophies to separate and reject vain speculations and whatsoever is empty and void, and to preserve and augment whatsoever is solid and fruitful...
Page 24 - ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea ; scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko,
Page 455 - GARDNER, for the able and courteous manner in which he has presided over its deliberations •during the present session ; Which was read and unanimously adopted.
Page 506 - He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets, — most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation ; but he shuts the door of truth.
Page 201 - the time has not yet come for a classification on a basis so comprehensive — simply because the material does not yet exist ; and attempts to make so-called natural systems of arrangement, must end in disappointment, on account of the uncertain and fluctuating data on which they must be based." It is true that the whole of the material does not yet, and may never exist for "a perfectly philosophical or natural system of classification...
Page 281 - ... is proved by the fact that there have been occasional outbreaks of infectious diseases in Croydon during the past ten years, including two epidemics of small-pox, several outbreaks of scarlet fever, occasional cases of diphtheria, and three periods of typhoid prevalence — two of which were distinctly connected with contamination of water supply in its distribution, and a third was distributed by means of milk. In the years 1875-76 the excreta of at least a thousand cases of enteric fever were...
Page 214 - The patient is made to sit down upon a chair, and the surgeon, placing his knee on the inner side of the elbow-joint, in the bend of the arm, takes hold of the patient's wrist, and bends the arm. At the same time he presses on the radius and ulna with his knee, so as to separate them from the os humeri, and thus the coronoid process is thrown from the posterior fossa of the humerus ; and whilst this pressure is supported by the knee the arm is to l>e forcibly but slowly bent, and the reduction is...
Page 90 - It should be well known that such will be the results; and it does not appear to me that hellebore will do any good, though administered the same day, and the draught repeated, and yet it is the most likely means, if any such there be; but I am of opinion that not even it will be of service. But if not reduced, nor any attempts at first made to reduce them, most of such cases recover. The leg and foot are to be arranged as the patient wishes, only they must not be put in a dependent position, nor...
Page 340 - Making up now the balance of vaccination and counting its benefits on the credit, its damages on the debit side, it is found that among a population like that of the United States the vaccination would save annually 120,000 lives, while the number of children dying from cutaneous diseases, etc., caused by vaccination, might make 300, so that the balance is an extremely favorable one.
Page 281 - In the years 1875-76 the excreta of at least a thousand cases of enteric fever were utilised on the farm. In the majority of the cases the excreta were certainly not disinfected, and had they been capable of setting up the disease, some of the sixty-five persons at that time in the employ of the Local Board must have suffered from the infection.

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