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Full text of "Pathogenic Bacteria"

" Part II,, which occupies the main part of the work, is simply headed
' Drugs,' and contains a full description of the various mechanical agents included
under that tetm, together with their therapeutic measures. THIS PORTION is
WORTHY OF THE HIGHEST PRAISE. After a technical description of the drug, its
source anil preparation, follows its physiological action on the various systems of
the body ; then the modes of its elimination; next any peculiar properties, such
as an antiseptic action or toxic changes from prolonged use, etc. Then we find
the symptoms of poisoning, and the measures to be adopted should such an occur-
rence present itself. The therapeutics are very plainly and fully considered, and
conclude with ' untoward effects5 (if any). Then follow the methods of adminis-
tration, the doses being given according to the two systems in vogue (apothecaries
and metric), and finally are the * contraindications' for the use of each drug.

"In Part III. are described remedial measures other than drugs, and a descrip-
tion of the methods employed in preparing foods for the sick.

u Part IV. commences with a consideration of the various diseases, purely
from a therapeutic point of view. Here also will be found a large amount of use-
ful information. In conclusion, various tables are given—namely, ' doses of
medicines,' 'tables of relative weights and measures in the metric and apothe-
caries' systems'; index of drugs and remedial measures, and index of diseases and
remedies.

" WE CAN THOROUGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO PRACTITIONERS AND STU-
DENTS. "—Lancet.

" WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THE BOOK AS A USEFUL AID TO THE PRACTICAL WORK

OF THE PROFESSION."—Scottish Medical and Surgical Journal.

"THE WORK CAN BE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO ENGLISH PRACTITIONERS, TO
WHOM, PERHAPS, IT IS NOT SO WELL KNOWN AS IT UNDOUBTEDLY DESERVES TO BE."

—Quarterly Medical Journal.

HAYNES.—A Manual of Anatomy by IRVING S. HAYNES, Ph.D.,
M.D.j Adjunct Professor and Demonstrator of Anatomy in the Medical De-
partment of the New York University, visiting Surgeon to the Harlem Hos-
pital, etc., etc. With 134 half-tone illustrations and 42 diagrams. 680
pages. Price 12s net.

HEMMETER.™ Diseases of the Stomach.    Their special Patho-

logy. Diagnosis and Treatment, with sections on Anatomy, Physiology, Analysis
of Stomach contents, Dietetics, Surgery of the Stomach, etc. In three parts.
By JOHN C. HEMMETER, M.B., M.D., Philos.D., Clinical Professor of Medi-
cine at the Baltimore Medical College ; Consultant to the Maryland General
Hospital, etc. With many illustrations, a number of which are in original
colours, and a lithograph frontispiece. 1 volume, royal Svo, 788 pages.
Price 30s net.

HIRT.—The Diseases of the Nervous System.   A Text-Book for

Physicians and Students. By Dr. LUDWIG HIRT, Professor at the University
of Breslau. Translated, with permission of the Author, by August Hoch,
M,D., assisted by Frank R. Smith, A,M. (Cantab.), M.D., Assistant Physi-
cians bo the Johns Hopkins Hospital. With an Introduction by William
Osier, M.D., F.R.G.P., Professor of Medicine in the Johns Hopkins Uni-
versity, and Physician-in-Chief to the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.
Svo, 671 pages. With 178 illustrations. Cloth. 21s net.

HOLT.—The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood.   For the

Use of Students and Practitioners of Medicine. By L. EMMETT HOLT, A.M.,
M.D., Professor of Diseases of Children in the New York Polyclinic ~; Attend-
ing Physician to the Babies' Hospital and to the Nursery and Child's Hospital,
, New York; Consulting Physician to the New York Infant Asylum and to
the Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled. - 1 volume of 1134 pages, with 7
full-page coloured plates and 203 illustrations. Half-morocco gilt. 25s net.