An Account of the Life, Lectures, and Writings of William Cullen, Volume 2

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W. Blackwood & Sons, 1859

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Page 598 - TREATISE ON FOOD AND DIET: With Observations on the Dietetical Regimen suited for Disordered States of the Digestive Organs ; and an Account of the Dietaries of some of the principal Metropolitan and other Establishments for Paupers, Lunatics, Criminals, Children, the Sick, &c. By JON. PEREIRA, MDFRS & LS Author of
Page 598 - A Treatise on Diet : with a view to Establish on Practical Grounds, a system of Rules for the Prevention and Cure of the Diseases incident to a Disordered state of the Digestive Functions. By JA Paris, MDFRS Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, &c.
Page 729 - Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt. Strenua nos exercet inertia : navibus atque Quadrigis petimus bene vivere. Quod petis hic est, Est Ulubris, animus si te non deficit aequus.
Page 102 - One of the severest taxes paid by our profession during the war was occasioned by the want of a regular supply of books from Europe, by which means we are eight years behind you in everything.
Page 111 - Such, however, is, at the same time, the nature of the animal economy, that this debility proves an indirect stimulus to the sanguiferous system; whence, by the intervention of the cold stage, and spasm connected with it, the action of the heart and larger arteries is increased, and continues so till it has had the effect of restoring the energy of the brain, of extending this energy to the extreme vessels, of rcf See hit ImtiMit of MtJicine, 5 I}6 to 135.
Page 674 - An Account of the Life, Lectures, and Writings of William Cullen, MD, Professor of the Practice of Physic in the University of Edinburgh.
Page 423 - An Inquiry concerning that Disturbed State of the Vital Functions usually denominated Constitutional Irritation.
Page 365 - When putrefying muscle or pus is placed upon a fresh wound it occasions disease and death. It is obvious that these substances communicate their own state of putrefaction to the sound blood FROM WHICH THEY WERE PRODUCED, exactly in the same manner as gluten in a state of decay or putrefaction causes a similar transformation in a solution of sugar.
Page 235 - And so I thought when I writ it, and can yet conceive no other way of their operation. But I am since convinced by the judicious Mr. Newton's incomparable book, that it is too bold a presumption to limit God's power, in this point, by my narrow conceptions. The gravitation of matter towards matter, by ways...
Page 333 - As a remedy against the great excitement of the organs of voluntary motion, the labour of draft cattle should be imposed upon him, and assiduously continued. The diet should be the poorest possible, and his drink only water. In water, as cold as possible, the patient should be immersed, and kept under it, covered all over, for a long time, till he is near killed!

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