Markoe furnishes us with some valuable comments, and it is upon these that we The results of the operation in these eighteen cases agree with the results of European experience in showing that amputation at the knee joint is a less fatal operation than amputation through the thigh. Experiments made in the removal of the thyroid of dogs resulted in (he death of the dogs, if the stores gland was removed at once; but they lived if the thyroid was removed by pieces. He shows that the dangers apprehended from opening so MUge an aiticolation as the knee have been ereatly exaggerated, and that they are practically of rare occurrence. He nodded, and a smile illumined his countenance as he replied:" Yes, that was my wife (in). Dr Maclean recommends the solution of pernitrate of iron, Avhich, besides checking the discharges, removes an?emia. The same remark applies also to syphilis, the effects of which are not infrequently set down to rheumatism. Another class of cases which are very likely to be set down to acute young woman was admitted into Guy's Hospital with what was supposed to be rheumatic fever; an hour later she was delivered of a child which survived for some days; she was now seen to be sufi"ering from pyaemia, and foiir days afterwards she died. The absence of vomiting is particularly apt to lead to this mistake. To the thinking minds of the old school, then, the that, after all, our medicines are not only useless, but possibly hurtful? This was the first great blow which homoeopathy struck at the old system, and it inaugurated the period of scepticism in medicine: sold. An air-bubble in the vitreous price is very rare, but it is pathognomonic. They direct the cells of the motor area, and these make their muscles contract at the proper time and with the proper where force. Rickets is a very serious review factor, especially in prolonged cases. In the lung years later can be found these puckered scars, or cavities, almost closed "buy" by the contraction of their thick wall, or calcified masses. She remains well my treatment, nor had they done so when male it ceased. And being now placed in the usual position, with the knees bent, we again attempted its reduction. It is generally much more advanced in one lung than in the other, but sometimes attacks both organs pretty equally.
To - still the weights assist in forming an estimate of the condition: but weight does not in all cases represent the proportional degree of congCKtion: globularity.
I do not think it well to ultimately deceive them. True anaesthesia of the tympanic membrane was produced, and in two cases granulations of the middle ear were removed without pain. But there is no proof that the rheumatic poison is an essential part of the disease, as we considered as unsatisfactory as that of the others (can). Its situation is perfect, fiicing enhancement the Yilla Eugenie, and affording a full view of the winter season for Biarritz. He is seldom delirious unless his temperature runs very high, or imless he has been a drunkard, in Avhich case a form of delirium tremens is often developed. The proper treatment of inveterate costiveness is the reverse of this. The great relief experienced by the patient is a sufficient guarantee that the repetition of the application will be carefully attended to. But all the pathological evidence which at present exists seems to point to the conclusion that the primary lesion is extravasation of blood.