A system of practical medicine, comprised in a series of original dissertations, arranged and ed. by A. Tweedie

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Side 83 - ... and that in their hammocks, they have immediately expired. And others, who have confided in their seeming strength, and have resolved to get out of their hammocks, have died before they could well reach the deck. And it was no uncommon thing for those who could do some kind of duty, and walk the deck, to drop down dead in an instant, on any endeavors to act with their utmost vigor; many of our people having perished in this manner, during the course of this voyage.
Side 219 - As this can be done only when the tide is ebbing, their hours of labour are regulated by that circumstance, and vary through every period of night and day.
Side 74 - France was spoiled and lopped bare, and occupied all in five or six days, and it wrought so well that if all the physicians of Montpelier and Lovaine had been there with all the drugs of Alexandria, they would not have done so much in one year as that tree did in six days, for it did so prevail that as many as used of it, by the grace of God recovered their health.
Side 219 - ... circumstance, and vary through every period of night and day. They work under great exposure to inclemencies of weather ; their occupation requires great bodily exertion, occasioning profuse sweating and much exhaustion. In consideration of this, their allowance of liquor is very large ; each man drinks from two to three gallons of porter daily, and generally a considerable quantity of spirit besides.
Side 58 - The disorder I spoke of very soon increased so much in the army that the barbers were forced to cut away very large pieces of flesh from the gums, to enable their patients to eat. It was pitiful to hear the cries and groans of those on whom this operation was performing ; they seemed like to the cries of women in labour, and I cannot express the great concern all felt who heard them.
Side 67 - ... while not a single instance can be cited of its occurring in a person well supplied with these vegetables or fruits. This circumstance, together with the fact, that scurvy is in all cases rapidly cured when a supply of...
Side 177 - ... feelings to judge of its effects on others, and because it does not always manifest itself by determinate and uniform sensations. They do not feel the cold, but they have an uneasiness or an indisposition which arises from it ; their constitution becomes deteriorated by passing through the alternations of health and disease, and they sink under the action of an unknown cause. It is...
Side 145 - ... cross strips, from one side to the other, over the crown of the head ; and, lastly, one long strip, reaching from the forehead within half an inch of the root of the nose over the crown of the head, likewise to the nape of the neck. This gave effectual support to the parietes of the cranium.
Side 19 - ... of the pulmonary artery. Dr. Baillie, in his Morbid Anatomy, says, " Cases have occurred, though very rarely, in which a large quantity of blood has been accumulated in the cavity of the pericardium, but where no rupture could be discovered after the most diligent search, either in the heart itself, or in any of ils vessel«.
Side 83 - ... a loud strong tone of voice ; and yet on their being the least moved, though it was only from one part of the ship to the other, and that in their hammocks, they have immediately expired ; and others, who have confided in their seeming strength, and have resolved to get out of their hammocks, have died before they could well reach the deck ; and it was no uncommon thing...

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