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Сторінка 174 - I held it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping stones Of their dead selves to higher things.
Сторінка 430 - It is the duty of physicians, who are frequent witnesses of the enormities committed by quackery, and the injury to health and even destruction of life caused by the use of quack medicines, to enlighten the public on these subjects, to expose the injuries sustained by the unwary from the devices and pretensions of artful empirics and impostors.
Сторінка 160 - That not to know at large of things remote From use, obscure and subtle, but to know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom...
Сторінка 382 - Lectures, and shall attend the Practice of the Pennsylvania Hospital for one year, and may then be admitted to a Public Examination for a Bachelor's Degree in Physic...
Сторінка 68 - On the date thus fixed such trustees shall meet and organize such board by electing one of their number as chairman and another as secretary. The...
Сторінка 415 - The registration of vital statistics is the firm basis on which the whole structure of sanitary science and practice must rest. In order to learn the laws of disease, to devise remedies and test them, we must have an approximately accurate knowledge of the movements of population and of the causes of death.
Сторінка 181 - Quinin and urea causes a certain amount of edema of tissue which lasts for some time after the wound is healed. 6th. The relaxed abdominal wall will permit exploration of the entire abdominal cavity with ease. If there is no cancer nor acute infection in the field of operation, then the following regions may be blocked as completely and in the same manner as the abdominal wall — viz: the mesoappendix, the base of the gall bladder, the uterus, the broad ligaments and the round ligaments, the mesentery,...
Сторінка 462 - States than cases of plague in India, in spite of the fact that India's population is two and one-half times that of the United States. From January, 1907, to October, 1911, there occurred in Russia 283,684 cases of Asiatic cholera. This included the appalling epidemic of 1910. According to a conservative estimate there occurred in the United States during the same period one million and a quarter cases of typhoid fever, or more than four cases of typhoid fever in the United States for every case...
Сторінка 178 - ... the nerve-shattering stimuli of life. These, and all of these, are motor stimuli, and whether they impair or whether they break the nervous system, their effect is just the same as the effect of surgical operations. There is an interesting fact concerning the psychic state of the patient at the time of the operation. If the patient is in grave doubt as to whether or not he can survive the operation ; if he lacks confidence in the hospital or in the surgeon, the patient has what in psychology...
Сторінка 201 - ... punishment for larceny, a thief should be inoculated with the germs of tuberculosis, or typhoid. Loss of Sense of Brotherhood It is, therefore, a pressing duty which the sacred obligations of a common humanity impose upon every citizen to recognize that men, though criminals, are human beings, that they, more tempted, perhaps less fortunate, less strong than we, are still moved by the same emotions and suffer in the same flesh. Of each of them it may be said, no matter to what morass of life...

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