The Northern Journal of Medicine: A Monthly Survey of the Progress of Medical Knowledge at Home and Abroad, Volumen2


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Página 156 - A pleasing land of drowsy-head it was, Of dreams that wave before the half-shut eye ; And of gay castles in the clouds that pass, For ever flushing round a summer sky...
Página 166 - ... cases labour under the impression that they are about to fall victims to consumption. They complain bitterly of incapability of exerting themselves, the slightest exertion bringing on fatigue. Some feverish excitement, with...
Página 240 - When the remedy is applied, the brass ball of the vaginal conductor is to be passed up to the os uteri, and moved about at intervals, on to various parts of this organ. At the same time the other conductor must be applied to the abdominal parietes over the fundus uteri. Shocks may be also paused transversely through the uterus by simultaneously applying the conductor on each side of the belly.
Página 155 - June, 1839; that I sank lower and lower for three years after my return, and remained nearly stationary for two more, preceding last June. During these five years, I never felt wholly at ease for one single hour. I seldom had severe pain ; but never entire comfort. A besetting sickness, almost disabling me from taking food for two years, brought me very low ; and, together with other evils, it confined me to a condition of almost entire stillness — to a life passed between my bed and my sofa.
Página 156 - Oh, deepen it! deepen it !' supposing this the precursor of the sleep. It could not be deepened however ; and when I glanced aside from the luminous point, I found that I need not fear the return of objects to their ordinary appearance while the passes were continued. The busts reappeared, ghost-like, in the dim atmosphere, like faint shadows, except that their outlines and the parts in the highest relief, burned with the same phosphoric light. The features of one, an Isis with bent head, seemed...
Página 443 - Her clothes were rent; and, after a few days, marks of discolouration were manifested along the right arm and right side of the trunk. A violent paroxysm of vomiting followed the restoration to a state of sensibility, which continued with occasional interruptions for ten or twelve hours. As in the preceding case, she complained very much of pain in the region of the stomach and bowels, for at least two weeks after the accident. A troublesome sensation of burning was experienced in the palms of her...
Página 169 - Having allowed the urine to repose for a minute or two, remove the greater portion of the fluid with a pipette, and replace it by distilled water. A white powder, often of a glistening appearance, will now become visible, and this, under a low magnifying power, as by placing the capsule under a microscope furnished with a halfinch object-glass, will be found to consist of crystals of oxalate of lime in beautifully formed transparent octohedra, with sharply defined edges and angles.
Página 35 - Any Person who shall wilfully and falsely pretend to be or take or use the Name or Title of a Physician, Doctor of Medicine, Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine, Surgeon, General Practitioner or Apothecary, or any Name, Title, Addition, or Description implying that he is registered under this Act...
Página 248 - Sir William founds this and other conclusions, " on an induction drawn from above sixty human brains, — from nearly three hundred human skulls, of determined sex, the capacity of which, by a method I devised, was taken in sand, and the original weight of the brain thus recovered."!
Página 196 - ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea ; scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko,

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