The New England Medical Gazette, Volume 21

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Medical Gazette Publishing Company, 1886 - Homeopathy

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Page 374 - SURGERY (THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF). A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by Authors of various Nations.
Page 35 - I now invariably adopt is very simple, and, at the same time, a perfectly efficient one. The patient is placed across the bed, with the buttocks resting near the edge, and under her is arranged a large piece of rubber or oil-cloth in such a way as to drain into a tub below on the floor.
Page 239 - The body-temperature is kept up by the combustion of grape sugar. Grape sugar is supplied from carbo-hydrates, either the insoluble starch, or the soluble sugar. Starch forms a great portion of our food and is converted into grape sugar within the body. Where the system is unequal to the digestion of starch, as in feeble digestion, or conditions of acute disease, then predigested starch must be furnished to the organism. Otherwise the system will perish of exhaustion, just as a fire dies out when...
Page 161 - I cannot say that the sarracenia had any effect whatever. It did not save life ; it did not modify in the least the eruption of smallpox ; it did not influence any of the secretions; it did not increase the secretion of urine ; in only one instance it seemed to act on the bowels; the seeming effect might, however, easily have been from other causes.
Page 433 - The purity and reliability of our materia medica is a consummation to be desired by all ; but we have hardly yet begun to realize the great work that is here being accomplished for our science. To have the pathogenesis of every drug well authenticated ; to have it freed from all error ; to have it present the real truth of drug-ability in every instance, is to plant the feet of every prescriber on the bed-rock of certainty ; is to supply him with knowledge that will sustain him in the hours of extremity.
Page 231 - ... and graft that we have not yet got used to. The first kind seems to us honest until reformers begin to disturb the view that we have previously taken of it. The other strikes us at first sight as dishonest until time causes us to drop the first syllable of the word. Ladies and Gentlemen, if there is no other business to come before the meeting, a motion to adjourn will now be in order. I will remind all here present that the afternoon meeting takes place at 2.30 p. M. at Cobb Hall at the University...

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