Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science Volume 2

Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ... rattle in the lower part of the trachea, while at the same time percussion on the right side elicited a sound equally clear with the left, "indicated the existence of an obstructing body in the right bronchus." Some time after the accident, the subject of it died in hospital, having gone through the various stages of inflammation of the lungs and their investing membranes; and, on dissection, the tooth was found " lying in the right bronchus, about one inch beyond its commencement." In the Scientific Intelligence in the same volume we find an extract of a communication which the subject of this biography made to our Zoological Society, of which he was a most valued member, " On the Diseases of the Animals which died in their Collection." In the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal for 1832, Dr. Houston published an article entitled, " Observations on Natural Phymosis, with a new Operation adapted to its Removal," which, we believe, had formed the subject of his thesis, on graduating, some months before; and in September, 1835, he wrote one of his most valuable Physiological Essays in the twenty-second Number of our former Series, being the substance of a paper read at the British Association, at the time of its meeting here in that year, a period ever memorable in the scientific annals of this city, and one which, we are vain enough to hope, the members of that body will not soon forget. And here we cannot but allude to the warm interest taken in the advancement of the Association during its meeting at Dublin in 1835, by several now no more, among whom we may mention the late Provost Lloyd, Mr. Maclean, Dean of the University, and Dr. Houston. The paper to which we allude, was " On the Peculiarities of the Circulating Organs in diving...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660161
  • 9781236660169