The London Medical Review, Volume 1

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Longman, 1808

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Page 67 - The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools.
Page 207 - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, &c.
Page 145 - It would appear that a stay for some months on the station, is almost essential for the production of the disease ; and that the greatest predisposition to it exists, when troops have been about eight or twelve months in the settlement.
Page 71 - 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 restoring, therefore, their action, and thereby especially overcoming the spasm affecting...
Page 111 - Mineralogy with an account of the processes employed in many of the most important chemical manufactures, to which are added a description of chemical apparatus and various useful tables of weights and measures, chemical instruments, etc., etc.
Page 71 - The remote causes are certain sedative powers applied to the nervous system, which, diminishing the energy of the brain, thereby produce a debility in the whole of the functions, and particularly in the action of the extreme vessels.
Page 31 - When the hernia, therefore, enters the sheath, it pushes this fascia before it, so that the sac may be perfectly drawn from its inner side, and the fascia which covers it left distinct. The fascia which forms the crural sheath, and in which are placed the hole or holes for the absorbent vessels, is also protruded forwards, and is united with the other, so that the two become thus consolidated into one.
Page 14 - An account of the ophthalmia which has appeared in England since the return of the British army from Egypt.
Page 112 - Treatment is supported by original observations on every period of the disease. To which is added, an inquiry, proving that the medicinal properties of the Digitalis, or Foxglove, are diametrically opposite to what they arc.

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