Transactions of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin, for the Year ..., Volume 36

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Page 28 - Such decadence has become so apparent that it should claim the serious attention of those of influence and power to in any degree lessen this evil ; and, "WHEREAS, Without a special effort to investigate, it must have been observed by the most indifferent with what flagrant violation of all sense of delicacy the public press gives place to advertisements of nostrums and means intended to prevent or cut short pregnancy; these advertisements appearing in a column of the paper set apart for such purpose...
Page 301 - When the common duct is obstructed by a stone, dilatation of the gall-bladder is rare ; when the common duct is obstructed by other causes, dilatation of the gall-bladder is common.
Page 37 - ild you! They say the owl was a baker's daughter. Lord! we know what we are, but know not what we may be.
Page 414 - The President shall preside at the meetings, preserve order and decorum in debate, give a casting vote when necessary, and perform all the other duties that custom and parliamentary usage may require.
Page 31 - That when, in the opinion of the surgeon-general of the public health and marine-hospital service of the United States, the interests of the public health would be promoted by a conference of said service with state or territorial boards of health, quarantine authorities, or state health officers, the District of Columbia included...
Page 28 - Resolved, that we request the secretary of every State Medical Association adopting these resolutions to forward two copies, one to the American Medical Association and the other to the postmaster general petitioning for relief from this destructive influence. JOHN W. KYGER, MD HC CROWELL, MD BH ZWART, MD Committee.
Page 355 - shock" has come to represent a peculiar state of depression of the normal activities of the central nervous system. Such a condition is ordinarily brought about by traumatism of one sort or another, to peripheral afferent nerves. In order to produce shock, the impulses resulting from this traumatism must have acted reflexly upon the vasomotor mechanism in the medulla in such a way as to occasion a marked fall in blood pressure.
Page 26 - That it shall be unlawful for any person to sell or offer for sale by peddling, or to offer for sale from house to house, or to offer for sale by public outcry, or by vending in the street, any drug, medicine, or chemical, or any compound or combination thereof, or any implement, appliance, or other agency for the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity.
Page 312 - The incision into the bile duct, if one has to be made, is now closed by an ordinary curved round needle held in the fingers without any needle-holder, a continuous catgut suture being used for the margins of the duct proper, and a continuous fine green catgut thread being employed to close the peritoneal edges of the duct.
Page 356 - Cocaine injected into a nerve trunk effectually blocks the transmission of all centripetal or sensory impulses. Cocainization, therefore, of main trunks of nerves central to the proposed site of their division in a major amputation, prevents the conduction of those impulses resulting from the traumatic insult which otherwise, by acting reflexly through the medullary centers, might become the chief factors in the production of shock.

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