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THE

BRITISH AND FOREIGN

MEDICO-CHIRURGICAL

REVIEW

OR

QUARTERLY JOURNAL

OF

PRACTICAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY.

VOL. IV.

JULY-OCTOBER 1849.

NEW-YORK:
PUBLISHED BY RICHARD AND GEORGE S. WOOD,

261 PEARL STREET.

1849.

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ART. I.-I. Parturition, and the Principles and Practice of Obstetrics. By W.

Tyler Smith, M.D., Lond., Lecturer on Obstetrics in the Hunterian School

of Medicine

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2. Obstetries: the Science and the Art. By Charles D. Meigs, m.D., Pro-

fessor of Midwifery in the Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia, &c., &c. ib.

Art. II.-Medico-Chirurgical Transactions. Published by the Royal Medical and

Chirurgical Society of London

36

Art. III.—1. Kosmos. Entwurf einer physichen Weltbeschreibung. Von ALEX-

ANDER VON HUMBOLDT

54

2. Cosmos. A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe. By Alex-

ANDER VON HUMBOLDT. Translated from the German by E. C. O'rté ib.

3. Bricfe über Alexander von Humboldt's Kosmos. Ein Commentar zu die-

sem Werke für gebildete Laien. Erster Theil. Bearbeitet von BERNARD

Cotta, Professor

ib

4. Kosmos für Schulen und Laien nach Alexander von Humboldt. Von Dr.

K. G. REUSCHLE, Professor der Mathematik und Geographie zu Stuttgart . ib.

ART. IV.-1. Return of the Mortality in 117 Districts of England, for the Quarter

eriding December 31st, 1847

90

2. On the Influenza or Epidemic Catarrhal Fever of 1847–8. By Thomas B.

PEACOCK, M.D., Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, Physician to

the Royal Free Hospital, &c. &c.

ib.

Arr. V.-1. Lectures on the Causes and Treatment of Ulcers of the Lower Ex-

tremity. By GEORGE CRITCHETT, Esq., F.R.C.S., Surgeon to the Royal

London Ophthalmic Hospital, Assistant-Surgeon to the London Hospital,

and Lecturer on Practical Anatomy, &c. &c.

112

2. A Treatise on the Cure of Ulcers by Fumigation, in which a Rational Treat-

ment is deduced from the Physiology of Ulceration, and Proofs afforded that

the New Method produces more Speedy, Certain, and Permanent Effects than

any other in General Usc, &c. &c. &c. By GEORGE ALFRED WALKER, Sur-

geon, Member of the several Learned and Scientific Societies, and Author of

"Gatherings from Grave-yards,' &c.

ib

Art. VI.—Nosologia Positiva. Scritta da Vincenzo LANZA

116

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