The Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, Volumen2

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Página 613 - Frequently the septum of the nose assumes a peculiar leaden hue, and small gray spots [glander nodules! varying in size from a pin's head to that of a pea, make their appearance, and precede the formation of glander ulcers.
Página 8 - ... can be compared to the blood, in respect to the feeble resistance which it offers to external influences. It is not an organ which is formed, but an organ in the act of formation ; indeed it is the sum of all the organs which are being formed. The chemical force and the vital principle liold each other in such perfect equilibrium, that every disturbance, however trifling, or from whatever cause it may proceed, effects a change in the blood.
Página 255 - Union, the invitation of this Society has met with a prompt and hearty response from the profession ; and it is with much regret that we find even a few institutions declining to take any part in so important a movement. But when we consider the wide extent of our territory, and the great number of our institutions, all engaged, we should hope, in a generous rivalry with each other, the expression in favor of a convention is certainly more unanimous, and more promising of good, than could have been...
Página 429 - Kirby and Spence's Introduction to Entomology ; or, Elements of the Natural History of Insects : Comprising an Account of Noxious and Useful Insects, of their Metamorphoses, Food, Stratagems, Habitations, Societies, Motions, Noises, Hybernation, Instinct, &c.
Página 382 - That it is desirable that a uniform and elevated "standard of requirements for the degree of MD, should be "adopted by all the medical schools in the United States.
Página 380 - An abundant humid neat is soon developed by the combination of the lime with the water, which quickly induces copious transpiration ; the effect of the apparatus lasting for two hours at least. When sweating is fully established, we may withdraw the lime, which is now reduced to a powder, and is easily removed. In this way, neither copious drinks, nor loading the bed with coverings, is required.
Página 344 - ... origin, I am unable to discover. The angular projections formed by a tightly drawn cord, are in direct opposition to the models of Grecian or Roman beauty. In the flowing robes of the Juno, the Vesta and Diana, every part is light and graceful. Nor have I been able to discover, in the representation of the Muses or the Graces, any habiliment which would lead us to believe they wore stays or corsets. The taste of the other sex is uniformly opposed to the wasp-like waist and the boarded chest....
Página 6 - protraction of symptoms" is still more satisfactorily evinced in a case reported by Mr. Godfrey, in the Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal, and copied into the Review: " A gentleman swallowed half an ounce of prussic acid, placed the bottle in the grate, walked to the top of a flight of stairs, (ten paces) descended the stairs, seventeen in number, and proceeded to a druggist's shop, (forty-five paces) making a total of fifty-five paces and seventeen stairs. He entered the shop in his usual...
Página 382 - Committee of seven be appointed to prepare and issue an address to the different regularly organized Medical Societies and chartered Medical Schools in the United States, setting- forth the objects of the National Medical Association, and inviting them to send delegates to a Convention, to be held in Philadelphia, on the first Wednesday in May, 1847. 4th. Resolved, that it is desirable that a uniform and elevated standard of requirements for the degree of MD...
Página 111 - ... parts ; the first relating to the bloodcorpuscles of the Vertebrata ; the second to those of the Invertebrata ; and the last to a comparison between the two. He first describes the microscopic appearances of these corpuscles in different classes of vertebrate animals, beginning with the skate and the frog, and proceeding to birds and mammifera ; first in their early embryonic state, and next in the subsequent periods of their growth. He finds in oviparous vertebrata generally, four principal...

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