The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal

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Cupples, Upham & Company, 1854

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Сторінка 123 - For, if such nostrum be of real efficacy, any concealment regarding it is inconsistent with beneficence and professional liberality ; and, if mystery alone give it value and importance, such craft implies either disgraceful ignorance or fraudulent avarice.
Сторінка 443 - Dr. NS Davis, of Chicago, HI., on the Nutritive Qualities of Milk, and the influence produced thereon by pregnancy and menstruation in the human female, and by pregnancy in the cow, and also on the question whether there is not some mode by which the nutritive constituents of milk can be preserved in their purity and sweetness, and furnished to the inhabitants of cities in such quantities as to supersede the present defective and often unwholesome method of supply.
Сторінка 429 - There is much in the history and habits of the reptile 'tribes, however repulsive they may be in appearance, that is very interesting. During a sojourn of two or three months in the interior of Arkansas, which appears to me to be the paradise of reptiles, I paid some attention to that branch of natural history called ophiology. I found four distinct varieties of rattlesnakes, (erotalus,) of which the Crotalus Horridus and Crotalus Kirtlandii are by far the most numerous.
Сторінка 312 - ... connected, so long as each part remains in continuity with the centre. To this opinion may be reduced the doctrine of Aristotle, that the soul contains the body, rather than the body the soul (De An.
Сторінка 429 - These fangs are very hard, sharp, and crooked, like the claws of a cat, and hooked backward with a hollow from the base to near the point. I have occasionally seen a thin slit of bone divide this hollow, making two. At their base is found a small sac, containing two or three drops of venom, which resembles thin honey. The sac is so connected with the cavity of the fang during its erection that a slight upward pressure forces the venom into the fang at its base, and it makes its exit at a small slit...
Сторінка 183 - Resolved, That the usual badge of mourning be worn by the members for thirty days. "Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be transmitted to the family of the deceased, and that they be published in the daily papers.
Сторінка 215 - Most of those to whom the bone was submitted dismissed it as worthless, or manifested their incredulity; among other guesses, some insinuated that they had seen bones very like it at the London Tavern, regarding it, in fact, as part of an old marrowbone, to which it bore, on a superficial view, some resemblance. At length it was brought to Professor Owen, who, having looked at it carefully, thought it right to investigate it more narrowly; and, after much consideration, he ventured to pronounce his...
Сторінка 124 - No Hospital for the insane should be built without the plan having been first submitted to some physician or physicians who have had charge of a similar establishment, or are practically acquainted with all the details of their arrangements, and received his or their full approbation.
Сторінка 49 - One who is familiar with the general laws above mentioned will find it difficult to comprehend the strength, busy life and good health of the poorer classes, when he considers these in connection with the very small amount of actual nourishment that they are able to obtain. And, in fact, the existence of such persons would have been inconceivable, if no means of supporting their health and strength had been provided, besides that small amount of actual nourishment. Limited to that alone, there would...
Сторінка 406 - If the deaths of the 2880 persons had occurred indifferently at any hour during the 24 hours, 120 would have occurred at each hour. But this was by no means the case. There are two hours in which the proportion was remarkably below this, two minima in fact — namely, from midnight to...

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