Cholera, dysentery, and fever, pathologically and practically considered: or The nature, causes, connexion, and treatment of these diseases, in all their forms

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第 46 頁 - I consider a nervous derangement, similar to concussion of the brain, to be the disease, how induced I know not, following the above inexplicable shock sustained by the constitution ; and the collapse and spasms to be symptomatic of the disorder of the brain ; and finally, I consider the purging and vomiting to be...
第 61 頁 - The acids are the strongest nitric and sulphuric acids, mixed in the proportion of one part of the former to three of the latter by weight.
第 24 頁 - Man, the servant and interpreter of nature, can only understand and act in proportion as he observes and contemplates the order of nature ; more, he can neither know nor do.
第 96 頁 - I give half-drop doses of the 3x tincture every two, three or four hours, according to the urgency of the symptoms...
第 49 頁 - ... the liver, increasing its secretion and the flow of bile into the bowels ; and further, universal assent will be given by the profession to the fact, that it not only excites secretion of the bile, but all the secretions ; and if it excite all the secretive organs, it must necessarily act generally upon the system, and excite all the functions, including those of the heart and brain. That it does so, thirty years' experience justifies me in confidently asserting, the pulse manifesting its exciting...
第 46 頁 - ... to be the disease, how induced I know not, following the above inexplicable shock sustained by the constitution ; and the collapse and spasms to be symptomatic of the disorder of the brain ; and, finally, I consider the purging and vomiting to be no part of the disease, but the struggle and effort of nature to relieve the constitution, and cast off the noxious principle which is destroying it. For the treatment of such a disease, the indication is distinctly apparent to relieve the brain by bleeding,...
第 28 頁 - ... dies almost immediately from its effects ; and a horse has been killed by exposing it to breathe an atmosphere containing but one-250th part. That malaria, which is a compound of this and some other gases equally noxious, developed by the decomposition of animal and vegetable substances, wherever they exist, may be truly affirmed to be a poison ; and which, under certain conditions of the atmosphere and states of the system, will produce cholera ; and under other circumstances of exposure to...
第 107 頁 - ... proofs. Among the causes of Epidemic Cholera is enumerated a thunder-storm, and its modus operandi is thus attempted to be explained analogically : " A thunder-storm may also be considered such a cause, as evinced by its capability of addling or destroying the vital qualification of eggs ; or arresting the process of fermentation, and souring beer, exposed in a bad cellar to its influence ; or, as it is said sometimes to do, to kill the fish in a pond — effects which...
第 23 頁 - Works, published under the patronage of the Court of Directors of the East India Company and the Superintendence of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.
第 48 頁 - With respect to the first- mentioned indication (restoring the liver's function) universal experience testifies, that calomel has a direct and immediate exciting effect on the liver, increasing its secretion and the flow of bile into the bowels ; and further, universal assent will be given by the profession to the fact, that it not only excites secretion of the bile, but all the secretions ; and if it excite all the secretive organs, it must necessarily act generally upon the system, and excite all...

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