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Paralysis
Paralysis Is Meant The Inability To Transmit Nervous Influ Ence, Whether In A Central Or In A Peripheral Direction ; But The Term Is More Usually Applied To That Manifestation Of It Which Consists In Loss Of Muscular Power : Loss Of Sensation Has Been Called Anesthesia, And A Corresponding ...

Poisoning
Poisoning - The Class Is An Inconvenient One, So Far As .the Principles Of Diagnosis Are Eoncerned, Because The Symptoms May Be General Or They May Be Qnite Local ; They May Be Rapid In Their Access, Or Very Slow In Their Progress ; They May Be Almost Entirely Independent ...

Posterior And Lateral Regions
Posterior And Lateral Regions Of The Chest - In Comparing Together The Amount Of Percussion Resonance And The Modification Of Breath And Voice-sounds, We Find Ourselves Much Limited By The Various Circumstances Already Mentioned As Interfering With The Application Of Percussion At The Lower Por Tions Of The Chest, And ...

Rheumatism And Gout
Rheumatism And Gout - Has Been Already Noticed That The Objective Phenomena Grouped Under Position Or Posture Have A Direct Bearing On The Diagnosis Of Rheumatic Affections. In General Terms The Indica Tion Is Derived From The Limited Movement Of Certain Joints, Either In Consequence Of The Pain Produced By ...

Scrofula And Tubercles 1
Scrofula And Tubercles - 1. Serefults.—there Are Some Specific Forms Of Malnutrition, Derived, In All Probability, In A Majority Of Instances, From Here Ditary Taint, Of Which The Scrofulous And The Tubercular Diatheses Are The Most Important. Along With General Derangement Of Health And Imperfect Growth Of Structure In Childhood, ...

Semeiology Of Disease Of
Semeiology Of Disease Of The Brain - In No Department Of Medicine Is Diagnosis More Obscure Than In That Upon Which We Now Enter. Inclosed Within Its Bony Case, Alterations In Brain Structure Corresponding To Phenomena During Life Can Never Be Discovered Till After Death, When It Is Much More ...

Summary
Summary. Percussion Resonance And Changes In The Breath And Voice Sounds Serve To Point Out The Greater Or Less Relative Density Of The Contents Of The Chest; And It Is Very Important For The Student To Learn To Reason Logically Upon The Indications Thus Presented To Him. We Have Therefore ...

The Clavicular Region
The Clavicular Region - § 1. With Marked Dulness On One Side. A. When That Dulness Is Due To Interstitial Deposit We May Have Any Of The Interrupted Sounds, From Fine Crepitation To Gur Gling And Metallic Noises. In The Greater Number Of Eases, Inter Stitial Deposit At The Apex ...

The Condition Of Mental
The Condition Of Mental Faculties - The Indications Derived From This Source May Be Referred To Two Principal Heads—consciousness And Coherence—perception And Reflection. These Correspond To Two Very Clearly Defined Features Of Disease Expressed By The Terms Coma And Delirium. Between The Two Extremes We Find An Almost Endless Variety ...

The Posterior And Lateral
The Posterior And Lateral Regions - § 1. When There Is Marked Dulness On One Side. A. In Simple Serous Effusion The Absence Of Superadded Sound Confirms The Diagnosis, Proving That There Is No Affection Of The Lung : When Fibrm Is Also Effused, Friction May Occasionally Be Heard, But ...

The Quasi Nervous Diseases
The Quasi-nervous Diseases - § 1. Important Distinction We Have Drawn Tween Objective And Subjective Phenomena, Derives Its Fullest Illustration From This Protean Malady. Here The Sensations Of Pain And Uneasiness Are Out Of All Due Proportion To The Ment Of Function And Of Nutrition; The Feelings Of The Patient ...