On the Signs and Diseases of Pregnancy

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Renshaw, 1860 - Pregnancy - 504 pages
 

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Page 58 - ... and then it presents the following characters : — A circle around the nipple, whose colour varies in intensity, according to the particular complexion of the individual, being usually much darker in persons with black hair, dark eyes, and sallow skin, than in those of fair hair, light-coloured eyes, and delicate complexion. The area of this circle varies in diameter, from an inch to an inch and a half, and increases in most persons as pregnancy advances, as does also the depth of colour.
Page 347 - I esteem it the office of a physician not only to restore health, but to mitigate pain and dolors; /><.„,„„„. and not only when such mitigation may conduce to recovery, but when it may serve to make a fair and easy passage...
Page 72 - ... whosoever, with intent to procure the miscarriage of any woman, whether she be or be not with child, shall unlawfully administer to her, or cause to be taken by her, any poison or other noxious thine, or shall unlawfully use auy instrument, or other means whatsoever, with the like intent, shall be guilty of felony...
Page 415 - ... who cannot sleep— still awake. Let him turn on his right side, place his head comfortably on the pillow, so that it exactly occupies the angle a line drawn from the head to the shoulder would form, and then, slightly closing his lips, take rather a full inspiration, breathing as much as he possibly can through the nostrils. This, however, is not absolutely necessary, as some persons breathe always through their mouths during sleep, and rest as sound as those who do not. Having taken a full...
Page 188 - From what has been said it appears, that all children born before matrimony are bastards by our law : and so it is of all children bom so long after the death of the husband, that by the usual course, of gestation, they could not be begotten by him. But this being a matter of some uncertainty, the tew is not exact as to a few days.
Page 72 - Speaking, or by any overt Act or Deed, every Person so offending shall be guilty of Felony, and being convicted thereof shall be liable, at the Discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the Seas for the Term of his or her natural Life, or for any Term not less than Seven Years, or to be imprisoned for any Term not exceeding Two Years, with or without hard Labour, as the Court shall direct.
Page 58 - During the progress of the next two months the changes in the areola are in general perfected, or nearly so, and then it presents the following characters : a circle around the nipple, whose colour varies in intensity according to the particular complexion of the individual, being usually much darker in persons with black hair, dark eyes, and sallow skin, than in those of fair hair, light-coloured eyes, and delicate complexion.* The...
Page 415 - He must depict to himself that he sees the breath passing from his nostrils in a continuous stream, and the very instant that he brings his mind to conceive this, apart from all other ideas, consciousness and...
Page 415 - The attention must now be fixed upon the action in which the patient is engaged. He must depict to himself that he sees the breath passing from his nostrils in a. continuous stream ; and the very instant that he brings his mind to conceive this apart from all other ideas...
Page 275 - On the outer surface of the new-formed cysts, each of which would, as it were, repeat the chorion, and surpass its powers, a new vegetation of villi sprouts out, of the same structure as the proper villi of the chorion. In these begins again a, similar development of cysts ; and so on ad infinitum.

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