The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 34

The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 34 : Being a Half-Yearly Journal, Containing a Retrospective View of Every Discovery and Practical Improvement in the Medical Sciences; January, 1857 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 34: Being a Half-Yearly Journal, Containing a Retrospective View of Every Discovery and Practical Improvement in the Medical Sciences; January, 1857 In the course of a minute or two after the introduction of the first needle, which was pushed downwards in contact with the lower portion of the sternum whilst I was sitting up, I experienced a sensation as if some strong tense structure, which had previously bound down the sternum, had suddenly given way. This sensation was followed by a sense of approaching syncope, which was removed on 1 down. While in the recumbent position, I found, to my surprise and delight. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 700 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 36mm | 921g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243091125
  • 9780243091126