The Medical Age, Volume 4

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George S. Davis, 1886 - Medicine
 

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Page 325 - Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Clinical Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania; assisted by Louis STARR, MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Vol. I. Pathology and General Diseases. Vol. II. General Diseases (continued) and Diseases of the Digestive System.
Page 233 - SURGERY (THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF). A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by Authors of various Nations.
Page 136 - Provost and Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine and of Clinical Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania.
Page 253 - Edited by Louis Starr, MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Physician to the Children's Hospital, Philadelphia.
Page 137 - A MANUAL OF AUSCULTATION AND PERCUSSION; of the Physical Diagnosis of Diseases of the Lungs and Heart, and of Thoracic Aneurism.
Page 287 - ... the result which requires but a minimum of the digestive act. Such fluid can be flavored and drank as a nutritive beverage, specially acceptable in febrile conditions. Flavored with lemon, ginger, cloves or other flavoring agents to give variety— a matter far too much neglected in the treatment of the sick — it can be largely used. Or wine, either red wine as claret, or sherry, or port, can be added to it when a little stimulant is required, and brandy when a stronger stimulant is indicated....
Page 56 - It has long been known that in the vertebrate kingdom one sex bears rudiments of various accessory parts, appertaining to the reproductive system, which properly belong to the opposite sex ; and it has now been ascertained that at a very early embryonic period both sexes possess true male and female glands. Hence some remote progenitor of the whole vertebrate kingdom appears to have been hermaphrodite or androgynous.
Page 287 - 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 246 - Sanitary Convention, under the auspices of the Michigan State Board of Health, held its sessions June 1 and 2, 1886.
Page 60 - Fumigate with sulphur dioxide for twelve hours, burning three pounds of sulphur for every 1000 cubic feet of air space in the room ; then wash all surfaces with one of the above-mentioned disinfecting solutions, and afterward with soap and hot water; finally throw open doors and windows and ventilate freely.

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