American Medical Times, Volumen7

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George Frederick Shrady, Stephen Smith
1863
 

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Página 201 - The muscular additions to the arms and shoulders and the expansion of the chest were so great as to have absolutely a ludicrous and embarrassing result, for before the fourth month several of the men could not get into their uniforms, jackets and tunics, without assistance, and when they had got them on they could not get them to meet down the middle by a hand's breadth. In a month more they could not get into them at all, and new clothing had to be procured, pending the arrival of which the men...
Página 68 - ... now entitled to the spirit ration five cents per day in commutation and lieu thereof, which shall be in addition to their present pay.
Página 223 - I saw every narrow aperture of those stone walls filled with human heads, face above face, seeking a portion of the external air.
Página 107 - ... charged with the duty of inspecting the sanitary condition of transports, quarters, and camps, of field and general hospitals...
Página 68 - ... [Distilled spirits shall be admitted on board of vessels of war only upon the order and under the control of the medical officers of such vessels and to be used only for medical purposes.
Página 74 - In this case, which subsequent writers have occasionally alluded to, the cyanosis was attributed to the extensive attachment of the surface of the lungs which embarrassed the movements of this organ. In the April number of the Glasgow Medical Jour., 1855, Dr. Joseph Bell published the history of a man who died at the age of twenty-three years. During the last four or five years of his life he was troubled with a cough, his fingers and toes were bulbous, and nails incurvated. He had general lividity,...
Página 108 - That whenever the inspector general, or any one of the medical inspectors, shall report an officer of the medical corps as disqualified, by age, or otherwise, for promotion to a higher grade, or unfitted for the performance of his professional duties...
Página 209 - ... and strength of the system are quickly restored, and time is allowed for medicines to act. The tourniquet may be applied to two or to the four extremities, according to the effect intended to be produced. When the individual is weak, and the state of collapse great, more care is required in emptying, by friction, the blood in the veins of the extremity to be bandaged ; and the effect will be more marked if the tourniquet be applied to four extremities. It may be kept on for hours, or even for...
Página 108 - General," the name and title of the writer being written under the words ' ' Official Business. ' ' It is expected that all commanding officers will afford every facility to Medical Inspectors in the execution of their important duties, giving such orders as may be necessary to carry into effect their suggestions and recommendations ; and it is enjoined upon all medical officers, and others connected with the Medical Department of the United States Army, to yield prompt compliance with the instructions...
Página 67 - Navy ration. of provisions to each person : One pound of salt pork, with half a pint of beans or peas; or one pound of salt beef, with half a pound of flour, and two ounces of dried apples or other dried fruit ; or three-quarters of a pound of preserved meat, with half a pound of rice, two ounces of butter, and one ounce of desiccated "mixed vegetables...

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