The Eclectic Journal of Medicine ...

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John Bell
Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell, 1837 - 488 pages
 

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Page 118 - ... the two most ready solutions appear to be, either that the altered quality of the blood affords irregular and unwonted stimulus to the organ immediately ; or, that it so affects the minute and capillary circulation, as to render greater action necessary to force the blood through the distant subdivisions of the vascular system.
Page 303 - The population employed in the cotton factories rises at five o'clock in the morning, works in the mills from six till eight o'clock, and returns home for half an hour or forty minutes to breakfast. This meal generally consists of tea or coffee, with a little bread. Oatmeal porridge is sometimes, but of late rarely used, and chiefly by the men ; but the stimulus of tea is preferred, and especially by the won^en.
Page 6 - In writing these books, I compose a true and real hymn to that awful Being who made us all ; and, in my opinion, true religion consists not so much in costly sacrifices and fragrant perfumes offered upon his altars, as in a thorough conviction impressed upon our own minds, and an endeavor to produce a similar impression upon the minds of others, of his unerring wisdom, his resistless power, and his all-diffusive goodness.
Page 86 - Additions, by JOSEPH CARSON, MD, Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy in the University of Pennsylvania. In two very large octavo volumes of 2100 pages, on small type, with about 500 illustrations on stone and wood, strongly bound in leather, with raised bands.
Page 444 - By Robley Dunglison, MD, Professor of the Institutes of Medicine and Medical Jurisprudence in Jefferson Medical College, &.c. &c.
Page 393 - He was transferred to the chair of the Principles and Practice of Surgery in the College of Physicians and Surgeons...
Page 284 - Honorary member of the American Philosophical Society, and of the Academy of Natural Sciences, &c.
Page 394 - I have just witnessed a singular cir. cumslance, of which I had heard during our stay at this place, but said nothing about it before, the time for its accomplishment not being completed ; this morning, however, the full month was over, and a man who had been buried all that time, on the bank of a tank near our camp, was dug out alive, in the presence of Esur Lai, one of the ministers of the Muharawul of Jaisulmer, on whose account this singular individual was voluntarily interred a month ago.
Page 363 - ... opake, and thick ; while the others will appear smooth, thin, and more transparent : and the vessels will be seen ramifying in its substance, and upon squeezing the blood which they contain from the larger branches to the smaller, it will be found to pass out at the digested ends of the vessels, and to appear like drops on the inner surface.
Page 70 - ... of the eyes to minute objects gradually enfeebles these organs. The standing posture, long maintained here, as well as in other occupations, tends to injure the digestive organs. Some printers complain of disorder of the stomach and head, and few appear to enjoy full health. Consumption is frequent. We can scarcely find or hear of any compositor above the age of 50.

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