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Page 112 - The Science and Art of Surgery ; being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases, and Operations. By JOHN ERIC ERICHSEN, Senior Surgeon to University College Hospital, and Holme Professor of Clinical Surgery in University College, London.
Page 301 - ... to be abated by the board of health of such city or town. In case they refuse to act, appeal may be made, by persons aggrieved, to the superior court or any justice thereof, who may appoint three commissioners with powers equal to those possessed by boards of health. We confidently look to you for the enforcement of these laws.
Page 229 - the right to restrain an insane person of his liberty is found in that great law of humanity, which makes it necessary to confine those whose going at large would be dangerous to themselves or others.
Page 235 - ... whereas, in all civilized countries, it is found necessary to restrict this species of traffic, and to provide by law for the regulation of the delicate and responsible business of compounding and dispensing the powerful agents used in medicines ; and whereas the...
Page 92 - The medical profession, and scholars generally, are aware of the ephemeral form in which most of the early American contributions to the literature of medicine were given to the world, and, indeed, in which many of the more recent are being published. This condition of much of our professional literature is deeply regretted by all, and particularly by those whose taste and research lead them to refer to this class of works, when the fact is made apparent that whole editions of tracts and books have...
Page 300 - We believe that all citizens have an inherent right to the enjoyment of pure and uncontaminated air, and water, and soil ; that this right should be regarded as belonging to the whole community ; and that no one should be allowed to trespass upon it by his carelessness, or his avarice, or even by his ignorance.
Page 300 - It has been doubted, whether the public mind is sufficiently aware of the dangerous elements around us ; whether the connection between filth and disease is as yet proved to the public satisfaction ; whether the people are convinced that undrained land is unwholesome to live upon. All these doubts of the public intelligence have impeded the operation of our laws. It is thought also that local and private interests have often been so strong as to paralyze the action of the health authorities.
Page 157 - This is doubtless solely because " faradisation localised " is one of the most powerful means of therapeutic gymnastics. After paralysis has lasted some time, its degree almost always depends partly on diminished excitability of the nerves, and on commencing atrophy of the muscles from long disuse. For both of these states the methodical excitement of the nerves by the induced current is certainly the best remedy, and, at all events, it deserves the preference to irritating liniments, salves, and...
Page 92 - ... be sent to our care. Contributions of the class of works mentioned, are therefore respectfully and earnestly solicited from every source. Packages may be sent by mail or by Adams' express, to either of us, which will be promptly acknowledged on reception, and a record of titles kept.