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A Physiological Outline The
The Seats Of Local Diseases, A Physiological Outline. In The Preceding Four Chapters We Have Studied The Subject Of Human Diseases As Divided Into Those Which Are General And Those Which Are Local, And In The Last Two Of These Chapters We Have Taken A Brief Analytical Review Of The ...

Abscess Of The Lung
Abscess Of The Lung. A Circumscribed Accumulation Of Matter Or Pus In The Struct Ure Of The Lung, Following General Inflammation, Or Produced By Some Local Irritation, Such As The Deposition Of Tubercle. It Is Occasionally Produced By The Presence Of Some Foreign Substance That Has Been Lodged In The ...

Accidents With The Placenta
Accidents With The Placenta Or After Birth. Delivery Of The Placenta Or After-birth Is Sometimes A Cause Of .difficulty And Of Danger During Childbirth. In The Natural Way The Placenta Is Thrown Off Entire, By One Or More Contractions Of The Uterus, A Few Minutes After The Birth Of The ...

Acquired Deformities And Defects
Acquired Deformities And Defects Of The Body. The Body Is Subjected To Various Deformities And Defects In Duced In Different Ways And Connected With Different Organs Or Parts. Some Of These Deformities Or Defects Are Of Trifling, Others Of The Most Serious Moment. In Certain Instances The Skeleton Is The ...

Acquired Deformities Of The
Acquired Deformities Of The Chest. In Women The Chest Is Too Often Subjected To Deformity From The Practice Of Compression Either By The Tight Band Round The Waist Or The Tightly-laced Corset. The Tight Band Produces That Peculiar Wasp-like Deformity And Ugliness Which Is Commonly Called The Hour-glass Waist. By ...

Acquired Deformities Of The_2
Acquired Deformities Of The Spine. The Spine Is Subjected To Deformities From Various Acts By Which It Is Made To Maintain A Bent Position For Long Periods Of Time Each Day. This Bending Is, In Some Instances, Connected With Occupation. It Is Enforced In Those Who Have To Carry Weights ...

Acquired Deformities Of The_3
Acquired Deformities Of The Lower Limbs. The Lower Limbs Are Subject To Deformities Arising From Dif Ferent Sets Of Causes, Some Of Which Act Upon The Osseous Or Bony, Others On The Muscular, Others On The Circulatory System. The Deformities Connected With The Bones Of The Lower Limbs Include Those ...

Acquired Deformities On The
Acquired Deformities On The Surface Of The Body. Some Pressures Made On The Surface Of The Body Lead To De Formities Or Defects Which, Though Superficial Only And Limited, Are Not Without Their Importance. The Constriction On The Leg Pro Duced By The Garter Is Frequently Made Permanent. The Pressure ...

Acquired Disease From Hysterical
Acquired Disease From Hysterical Emotion. In The Earlier Part Of This Volume, Pages S7-s9, We Traced Out How The Arterial Blood Supply To All Parts Of The Body Is Under The Influence Of The Sympathetic Nervous System, And How Readily An Impression Made Through The Senses Tells Through That System ...

Acquired Disease From Mental
Acquired Disease From Mental Agencies. Amongst The Induced Or Acquired Conditions Of Disease, Or Diseases Incident To Human Kind, Are Those Which Spring From Mental Influences, And Which Are Due To Something Done Through The Mind Of The Affected Person Himself, Or By Some One Or Some Thing Outside Himself. ...

Acquired Disease From Mental_2
Acquired Disease From Mental Shock. The Effects Of Mental Shock Telling Upon The Different Organs Of The Body Through The Nervous Organization Lead Sometimes, As I Have Hinted Above, To Direct Concussion Or Stun. The Stun May Extend To What Is Called Stroke Or Apoplexy, And Is One Of The ...

Acquired Disease From Moral
Acquired Disease From Moral Agencies. The Class Of Affections Which Admit Of Being Considered As Arising Purely From Moral Agencies Are Either Directly Imitative In Respect To Origin, Or Hereditary, Or A Combination Of Imitation And Hereditary Proclivity. Probably In A Great Majority Of In Stances The Hereditary Proclivity Is ...

Acquired Diseases From Dusts
Acquired Diseases From Dusts. The First Class Of Physical Agencies By Which Diseases Of The Body Are Acquired May Be Included Under The Term " Dusts." In This Term We Comprise Those Particles Of Solid Matter Which Are Mechanically Suspended In The Air, Which Settle On The Body, Which Sometimes ...

Acquired Diseases From Inorganic
Acquired Diseases From Inorganic Gases And Vapors. Br A Gas Is Meant A Substance Which Is Ordinarily Known To Us In The Gaseous Form Of Matter, Like The Air We Breathe. A Gas Is Incondensible Into A Liquid Or Solid Under The Ordinary Atmospheric Pressure, At Common Temperatures. By A ...

Acquired Diseases From Mechanical
Acquired Diseases From Mechanical Concussions And Shocks. The Effect Of Repeated Concussions Upon The Body Is To Produce A Varied Series Of Diseased Conditions Affecting Various Organs Of The Body. Iron Plate Workers, Owing To The Constant Noise To Which They Are Subjected, Especially During The Process Of Rivet Ing, ...

Acquired Diseases From Muscular
Acquired Diseases From Muscular Overwork And Strain. Muscular Exercise Carried Out Systematically And Reasonably Is An Essential Part Of A Healthy Life. The Muscles Left Inactive Are Exceedingly Apt To Undergo Degenerative Change, And To Produce, In Comparatively Early Life, A Feebleness Of Body Which Is Fatal To The Full ...

Acquired Diseases From Physical
Acquired Diseases From Physical Injuries. A Large Number Of Serious And Often Complicated Affections Happen To The Body From Common Accidental Causes, By Which I Mean Causes Brought About By Something Which Man Himself Does, Or Is Doing, Or Has Done. Various Names Are Given To Distinguish The Nature Of ...

Acute Gout
Acute Gout. " A Specific Febrile Disorder, Characterized By Inflammation Without Suppuration "—in Other Words, Without The Formation In The Part Affected Of Matter Or Pus—" But With Considerable Red Ness Of The Affected Joints, Chiefly Of The Hands And Feet, And Especially Of The Great Toe. The Disease Is ...

Acute Rheumatism
Acute Rheumatism. The Diseases Enumerated In The Nomenclature Of Disease, Under The Second Section Or Division Of General Diseases, Are Dis Tinguished From Those Of The First Division By Their Longer Per Sistence, Their Possible Recurrence In The Same Person, And Their Constitutional And Hereditary Character. These Types Of Disease ...

Affections Connected With Delivery
Affections Connected With Delivery Or Parturition. The Delivery Of The Child May Be Contrary To Natural Course From Three Causes : 1. From Delivery Before The Completion Of The Development Of The Child To The Extent Of Enabling It To Exist As An Independent Life; Abortion. 2. From Delivery After ...

Affections Following Childdbirth
Affections Following Childdbirth. There Are Several Affections Following Childbirth Which Deserve To Be Briefly Stated. The Most Immediate Of These Is Loss Of Blood, Called Technically Postpartum Hemorrhage, And Which Is Often Consequent On One Or Other Of The Causes Which Have Been Noticed In Connection With Childbed Hemorrhage Itself. ...

Algae Diseases From The
Diseases From The Entophyta And Epiphyta, Algae, Fungi, Mycroderms. Disease Connected With Leptothrix Buccalis. Leptothrix Is An Alga Affecting The Month. It Has Been Discovered In Concretions On The Teeth, And On The Tonsils. It Is Not A Known Cause Of Any Serious Local Disease. Disease Connected With Oidium Albicans ...

Aneurism Of The Artieries
Aneurism Of The Artieries. An Aneurism Of An Artery Is A Dilatation Of The Arterial Vessel, But With This Difference From Simple Dilatation, That The Enlarge Ment Is Not General In The Course Of The Vessel, But Is At One Part, And Is Attended With Thinning, Or Even Rupture, At ...

Asphyxia Cyanosuria
Asphyxia. Cyanosuria. Other Illustrations Of Phenomena Of Disease From Deficient Elimination Of A Natural Excretion Are Shown In Instances Where The Product Of Respiration, Called Commonly Carbonic Acid, Is Not Duly Eliminated By The Lungs. Certain Of These Phenomena Are Most Strikingly Seen During Conditions Which Lead To What Is ...

Asthmatic Diseases Of The
Asthmatic Diseases Of The Lungs. Spasmodic Asthma. In The Strict Use Of The Word, Asthma Is A Spasmodic Disease, In Which The Organic Muscular Fibres Surrounding The Bronchial Tubes Are Thrown Into A State Of Acute Spasm, So That The Entrance Of Air Into The Air Vesicles, In Which The ...

Atmospheric Pressure
Atmospheric Pressure. The Effects On Health Of Changes Of Weather Preceding Rain Have Long Been Known, And Since The Discovery Of The Atmos Pheric Pressure, And Of The Instrument Called The Barometer, With Which That Pressure Is Measured, The Idea That There Is A Close Connection Between A Fall Of ...

Atmospheric Temperature And Damp
Atmospheric Temperature And Damp. From The Array Of Facts Which Have Passed Under Our Observa Tion We Have Been Able To Arrive At Certain General Conclusions, Which Are Of Extreme Practical Value. It Will Be Instructive Now To Inquire Whether The Facts Relating To Disease Can Be Accounted For As ...

Bilious Toxaemia
Bilious Toxaemia. When The Secretion Of Bile Is Suppressed From Organic Disease Affecting The Liver Or Gall-bladder, So That There Is Not A Proper Secretion Of Bile, Or When A Proper Secretion Finds An Imperfect Escape Into The Alimentary Canal, The Constituents Of The Bile Are Carried Into The Circulation ...

Blue Skin Disease Cyanosis
Cyanosis, Blue Skin Disease. The Heart Is Subject To Various Kinds Of Malformation, That Is To Say, In Plain Language, Departure From The Natural Construction. The Error Of This Kind Which Concerns Us Most Is That Which Gives Rise, After Birth, To The Disease Cyanosis, So Called Because The Body ...

Bony System The Osseous
The Osseous, Bony System. We Should Observe As We Kept Up Our Observations Of The Liv Ing Man That All The Parts Of Him Which We Have Had Before Us Up To The Present Time, Digestive Organs, Circulatory Organs, Breathing Organs, Nervous System, Organs Of Sense, Absorbent Vessels, Glands, Muscles, ...

Brights Diseases Albuminuria Degenerations
Degenerations Of The Kidney, Bright's Diseases. Albuminuria. The Most Important, Because The Most Frequent, Organic Diseases Of The Kidney Are Those Included Under The Head Of Bright's Disease, So Called From The Circumstance That The Late Distinguished Dr. Richard Bright First Recognized The Affections And Made Them Known. The College ...

Bronchitis And Bronchial Diseases
Bronchitis And Bronchial Diseases. Bronchial Catarrh. A Cold Or Catarrh Affecting The Mucous Membrane Of The Tilt. Chea And Bronchial Tubes; Commencing Sometimes In A Nasal Catarrh, And At Other Times By Itself. It Is Frequently Epidemic, But Is Not Contagious. It Lasts From Three To Five Days In Its ...

Caisson Disease
Caisson Disease. In Many Industrial Pursuits The Lungs Are Subjected To Extreme Pressure Or Strain By Which They Are Brought Into A State Of Or Ganic Disease. Glass-blowers Afford A Common Illustration Of This Class Of Injury. In Their Occupation, While Blowing Glass During The Time It Is In The ...

Calculus Stone In The
Calculus. Stone In The Bladder. This Well-known Affection Is Due To Deposit From The Urine Of One Or Other Of The More Solid Constituents. There Is Not Always A Direct Deposit, For Sometimes A Foreign Substance Forms The Nucleus Of The Calculus. There Are Twelve Kinds Of Calculus Of The ...

Calculus
Calculus. In Some Of The Open Cavities Of The Body, As In The Gall Blad Der, In The Urinary Bladder, And In The Intestinal Canal, There Are Formed, In Some Persons, Hard, Separate, Loose Masses, Which, Taking Somewhat The Character Of Stones Or Pebbles, Are Called Calculi--calculas, A Pebble. In ...

Causes In Relation To
Causes In Relation To Number Of Diseases. If We Were To Review Every Disease And Diseased Condition Which Has Been Introduced Into This Volume, We Should Have To Take In Hand More Than A Thousand Distinct Facts Of Disease, And To Seek For The Causes Of Each Fact. This Would ...

Causes Natural And Acquired
Causes Natural And Acquired. Before Proceeding Further With The Perusal Of This Third Book, The Reader Will Do Well To Turn Back To The Two Previous Books And To Compare The One With The Other. It Will Then Be Seen That A Great Many Of The Diseases Which Are Included ...

Central Authoritative Prevention
Central Authoritative Prevention. Central Authoritative Direction On Legislation Is Now Demanded In So Many Ways, That Nothing Less Than A Special Inquiry Into The Existing State Of The Laws Relating To Health, And Leading To Unifi Cation Of Law And Simplification Of Law, Can Ever Meet The Many Social Changes ...

Central Authoritative Preventions
Central Authoritative Preventions. The Whole Subject Of Central Legislative Action In Regard To Industrial Diseases Requires To Be Recast. The English Were The First People To Endeavor To Do Away With Some Of The Evils Con Nected With Industrial Pursuits, And In 1s02 The First Legislative Act Concerning The Labor ...

Central Authoritative Rules For
Central Authoritative Rules For Prevention. When All That Can Be Done By Personal Effort Is Done, And When Personal Effort Is Backed By Local Administrative Authority, Little Remains For A Central Government To Perform. And, As A Central Government Is Comparatively Powerless In A Free Country, Unless It Be Acting ...

Cestode Disease
Cestode Disease. The Cestode Or Tape-worms Include The Taenia Or Ordinary Tape-worms, And The Cysticerci Or Bladder-shaped Worms, Hyda Tids. The Phenomena Of Disease Induced By The Cestode, Or Tape Worms, Are All Related To Foods, And The Relationship Is Singularly Exhibitive Of The Success Of Scientific Experimental Research In ...

Chlorosis Green Sickness
Chlorosis. Green Sickness. Another Form Of Anemia Peculiar To Women And Attended With Paleness, Tending To A Green Tint, Of The Surface Of The Body. The Disease Occurs After Puberty, But Rarely After Twenty-five Or Twenty-six Years Of Age. Beriberi. Acute Anemic Dropsy. A Very Serious Disease Peculiar Or Endemic ...

Chnonic Hydrocephalus Water In
Chnonic Hydrocephalus. Water In The Brain. An Accumulation Of Serous Fluid In The Investing Membranes Of The Brain, Between The Brain Substance And The Outer And Firm Covering, The Dura Mater. The Fluid Is Secreted By The Middle Or Serous Covering, The Arachnoid Membrane, And Accumulates Be Neath The Arachnoid, ...

Classes Of Disease From
Classes Of Disease From Moral Agencies. Diseases Developed Through The Nervous System Are Those Most Distinctly Brought Out Through The Agency Of Moral Causes. The Effect Of Shock From Mental Disturbance Is One Amongst The Most Marked Of The Diseased Conditions So Induced. A Mental Shock From Bad News Suddenly ...

Colloid A
Colloid. "a New Growth, A Great Part Of Which Is Formed Of Trans Parent Gelatinous Substance," Often Attaining A Large Size. Colloid Is Doubtfully Ranked As Malignant. Tumors. Simple Tumors Or Swelling. The Term Tumor Or Simple Tumor Is Applied To A Swelling Caused By A Growth Which Is Not ...

Common Salt Disease From
Disease From Sodium Chloride, Common Salt. Seafaring Men, And Others Who Have Lived For A Long Time On Salted Foods, Are Subjected To An Induced Disease Called Commonly "sea Scurvy," But Which Is More Correctly Defined As " Saline Purpura," Inasmuch As It Depends On The Action Of The Salt ...

Condensation Of The Brain
Condensation Of The Brain. Sclerosis. An Opposite Condition Of The Brain To Any Of The Varieties Of Softening Is Now Known As Condensation Of The Brain Sub Stance, Or Sclerosis. Sclerosis Is A Condition Extremely To What Has Been Before Us When We Were Treating Of Disease Of The Lung ...

Conditions Of Disease
Conditions Of Disease. The Conditions Of Disease Referred To In The Last Chapter And Now Inviting Definition And Brief Exposition May Be Classified Under Fifteen Heads. Fever. It Is Customary To Say Of Persons Suffering From Various Acute Diseases And From Some Slow Or Lingering Diseases, That They Have Fever; ...

Convulsion And Spasm
Convulsion And Spasm. Convulsion Or Spasm Are Terms Used To Define Uncontrolled Ac Tions Of The Muscles. In Convulsion The Contraction Of The Mus Cles Alternates With Relaxation, And Opposing Muscles Contract One After The Other, So That Active Movements Of The Limbs Or Other Parts, Over Which The Affected ...

Coup De Soleil Sunstroke
Sunstroke, Coup-de-soleil. Sunstroke, Or Coup-de-soleil, Has Been Referred To Under Local Diseases Of The Nervous System, At Page 173. There Are Two Kinds Of It; One Apoplectic In Its Nature, Affecting Persons Of Plethoric Habit, And Especially Those Who Indulge In Stimulants; The Other Syncopal In Its Nature, And Affecting ...

Dancing Mania At
Dancing Mania. At Various Periods In The History Of The World There Have Been Presented Diseases Of The Most Singular Kind Dependent Upon Imitation Or Moral Contagion. Such Diseases Have Assumed An Epidemic Form, As Convulsive Affections Bearing The Various Names Of Dancing Mania; Tarant St. John's. Dance; St. Vitus' ...

Deaths And Main Causes
Deaths And Main Causes Of Death In England And Wales In The Year 1ss0. In Order To Bring To A Full Conclusion The Part Of This Work Relating To Causes Of Disease, I Add, On The Suggestion Of My Dis Tinguished Friend, Mr. Edwin Chadwick, C.b., A Table Construct Ed ...

Debility
Debility. The College Authorities Define The Technical Application Of The Term Debility As Intending To Express An " Uniform Exhaustion Of All The Organs Of The Body Without Specific Disease." The Defini Tion Is, Perhaps, As Complete As Can Be Supplied In Our Present State Of Knowledge, And Many Deaths ...

Decrease Of Red Corpuscles
Decrease Of Red Corpuscles Of The Natural Blood Contains One Hundred And Twenty-seven Parts In The Thousand Of Corpuscular Matter, Made Up In Great Part Of The Little Circular Red Disks Containing A Substance Known As In A Thousand Parts Of Which There Is Four And One-fifth Of The Metal ...

Degenerations Of Muscular Organs
Degenerations Of Muscular Organs. The Muscles, Including The Heart, Are Seats Of Degenerative Changes, Two Of Which Are Specially Important. Fatty Degeneration. The Muscular Tissue In This Form Of Generation Is Transformed, More Or Less, Into A Fatty Condition, The Truly Muscular Elements Being Replaced By Fatty Or Oily Particles. ...

Degenerations Of Organs And
Degenerations Of Organs And Parts. The Organs Of The Body, The More Active Especially, Though None Are Actually Exempt, Are Apt To Undergo Actual Change Of Structure, So As To Have Their Minute And Elementary Structure Transformed Into New And Unnatural Structure, The Function Of The Organ Being Thereby Deranged. ...

Dengue Dandy Fever
Dengue. Dandy Fever. A Febrile Contagious Disease, Attended With Rheumatic Symp Toms And With An Eruption Resembling Measles. It Occurs In The West Indies And In Some Other Hot Or Tropical Climates. The Period Of Incubation Is Short, Probably Not More Than Three Days. The Crisis Is Rendered Indefinite By ...

Derangement Of The Digestive
Derangement Of The Digestive Sytem. Most Of The Great Systems Of The Body Suffer From The Effects Of Tobacco Smoke, But Of All Systems The Digestive Is The One Most Affected. The Tongue Of The Confirmed Smoker Is Rarely Clean, The Appetite Rarely Perfect. The Mucous Membrane Of The Mouth, ...

Derangements Of The Uterine
Derangements Of The Uterine System. During Pregnancy The Organs Most Concerned, The Uterus And Its Neighboring Parts, Are Apt To Be Subject To Derangement Beyond The Changes Natural To Their Function In The Process Of Child-bear Ing. The Uterus During This State May Be Affected By Inflam Mation, Giving Rise ...

Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes. Diabetes Mellitus. A Disease In Which There Is Excessive Discharge Of Fluid From The Kidneys, And In Which Glucose, Or Grape Sugar, Is Produced In The Body In Large Quantity, And To Which The Profuse Elimination Is Due. The Urine Contains Grape-sugar In Excess. The Exhaus Tion Which Follows ...

Diabetes
Diabetes. Mental Blow Or Shock Is Further Capable Of Inducing Chronic Changes In The Nervous System, Leading To The Development Of At Least One Special Disease, Namely, Diabetes, The Definition Of Which Is Given At Page 65. I Notice Diabetes As Originating From Men Tal Shock Once More Because It ...

Dilatation And Contraction
Dilatation And Contraction. When Different Organs Or Parts Of The Body Are Subjected To Strain Or To Irregular Work They Change In Their Dimensions, And To These Changes Different Terms Are Applied. When A Hollow Structure, Such As The Heart, Or An Artery, Or A Vein, Is Dis Tended Without ...

Diphtheria
Diphtheria. A Disease Which In Many Respects Is Allied To Croup, But Which Differs From That Affection In That It Is Of Contagious Character. It Is Attended With Fever, Which Usually Appears To Arise From Cold And Sore Throat, But Which Ends In A Specific Affection Of The Throat. In ...

Disease From Ammonia Gas
Disease From Ammonia Gas. In Many Industrial Occupations Ammonia Gas Is Liberated In Free Quantities. In The Process Of Felt Hat-making Shellac Is Dis Solved In A Weak Solution Of Ammonia. The Felt Is Then Steeped In The Solution, And The Ammonia, Volatilized By Heat, Charges The Atmosphere With Its ...

Disease From Aniline
Disease From Aniline. Since The Manufacture Of Aniline Dyes Has Become A Great Com Mercial Pursuit, Serious Injuries Have Occurred To The Workmen Employed In The Manufacture Of Them. The First Decisive Case Of Injury From This Substance Which Attracted Marked Attention Oc Curred In A Lad Sixteen Years Of ...

Disease From Athletic Strain
Disease From Athletic Strain. Athletic Exercises, While They Are In Themselves Exceedingly Useful, When Practised In Moderation, Are Often Causes Of Danger To Health. Even In Those Cases Where The Training Includes The Development Of The Whole Of The Body An Extreme Course Of Train Ing May Produce A Strain ...

Disease From Cadmium
Disease From Cadmium. In The Year 1s17 Stromeyer Discovered The Metal Known As Cadmium In Oxide Of Zinc, And It Has Since Been Obtained From Calamine And Other Compounds Of Zinc. It Exists As A Native Com Pound, As The Sulphide, In What Is Called Greenockite, In Renfrew Shire, And ...

Disease From Carbon Bisulphide
Disease From Carbon Bisulphide. Of Late Years The Very Disagreeable Volatile Fluid, Known Origi Nally As The Alcohol Of Sulphur, Then As Sulphuret Of Carbon, And Now As Carbon Bisulphide, Has Come Into Great Use In Various In Dustrial Pursuits. It Is Employed For Taking Grease Out Of Wool; For ...

Disease From Carbonic Oxide
Disease From Carbonic Oxide Gas. Carbonic Oxide Is The Product Of The Imperfect Combustion Of Carbon In Oxygen. It Is Produced In Large Quantities Whenever Charcoal Or Coke Is Burned In Common Air, As Is So Often Done In The Chafing-dish And Stove In Various Industrial Occupations. The Gas Is ...

Disease From Chlorine Gas
Disease From Chlorine Gas. Workers Engaged In The Manufacture Of Chloride Of Lime Are Exposed To Chlorine, One Of The Most Fatal And Dangerous Of Gases. At The Works Where Chloride Of Lime Is Made Chlorine Is Con Veyed Into Chambers Or Rooms Closely Vaulted In. The Chambers Are Lighted ...

Disease From Chloroform
Disease From Chloroform. I Have Seen A Few Examples Of Disease Brought About By The Habitual Use Of Chloroform, And Have Known One Death From This Cause. The Phenomena Are Usually Induced In Those Who Have Commenced To Take Chloroform For The Relief Of Pain Or Spasm. The Craving For ...

Disease From Coffee
Disease From Coffee. Coffee In No Way Rivals Tea As A Cause Of Derangement Or Dis Ease, But, Like Tea, It Contains An Alkaloid Which In Action Some What Resembles Theine. The Alkaloid Is Called And Tho Effects It Produces Are Upon The Nervous System, On Which It Is Said ...

Disease From Copper Smoke
Disease From Copper Smoke Vapors. The Action Of Copper Smoke Vapor, On Those Who Are Exposed To It, Is To Produce Asthmatic Seizures In The Older Operatives In Addition To A Bronchial Irritation Which It Excites In The Younger. The Smoke Is Extremely Destructive To Vegetation. Its Influence On Vegetation ...

Disease From Dusts And
Disease From Dusts And Fluffs Of Textile Fabrics. The Particles Of Textile Fabrics Vary In Their Action, According To The Substance Of Which They Are Composed. The Particles Of Wool, Fluffs Of Wool, Appear To Induce No Really Deleterious Effects On The Lungs; Indeed, Looking At The Comparative Mortality Of ...

Disease From Inoculation Of
Disease From Inoculation Of Dead Animal Matter. Post Mortem Poisoning. Under The Head Of Disease From Venomous Substances We May Include Examples Of Diseased Phenomena Arising From Inoculation Of The Living Body With Fluid Or Semifluid Material Derived From Bodies That Are Dead. The Most Striking Examples Of This Affec ...

Disease From Irritant Dusts
Disease From Irritant Dusts. Some Dusts Are Exceedingly Irritating To The Bronchial Passages And To The Minute Vesicular Structure Of The Lung Without Being Actually Cutting Dusts. They Are Removed, In Part, With The Se Cretions, By The Action Of The Beautiful Ciliary Apparatus Which Lines The Mucous Surface, And ...

Disease From Long Continued
Disease From Long Continued Pressure. Continued Pressure From Strained Positions Of The Body May Be Productive Of Temporary Or Permanent Symptoms Of Disease, Even When The Work Which Leads To It Is Comparatively Light And Actually Sedentary. I Have Observed That Writers Who Sit Closely At The Desk Acquire, Not ...

Disease From Mercury
Disease From Mercury. In Past Days Persons Were Often Medicinally Subjected To Mer Cury Until They Were Affected With Swelling Of The Salivary Glands, Profuse Salivation, And Extreme Depression. Under This Condition The Teeth Are Also Affected, There Is Inflammation Of The Connecting Membrane Between The Teeth And The Alveolus, ...

Disease From Muscular Strain
Disease From Muscular Strain In Mature Life. Men Who Are Engaged In Arduous Professions And Businesses, And Who During Their First Stages Of Manhood Are Occupied In Making A Living, Often Find Themselves Easily Fatigued And Wearied With The Labors Of The Day... If They Have Been Following A Seden ...

Disease From Nitro Benzole
Disease From Nitro Benzole. The Oily Liquid Called Nitro-benzole Is A Source Of Danger To Persons Employed In Chemical Works, And Has, More Than Once, Proved A Fatal Danger. Long Exposure To The Vapor Of This Sub Stance Produces Nervousness And Torpor, And When The Vapor Is Inhaled In A ...

Disease From Nitrous Oxide
Disease From Nitrous Oxide. The Gas Known Under The Name Of Nitrous Oxide, And Which Is Used As An Anaesthetic, Chiefly For The Extraction Of Teeth, Is Some Times A Cause Of Induced Disease. Sir Humphrey Davy, Who First Introduced Nitrous Oxide As An Anaesthetic, So Habituated Himself To The ...

Disease From Opium
Disease From Opium. Opium Produces Symptoms Of Induced Disease Under Two Modes Of Its Use. It Is Sometimes Inhaled As Opium Smoke. It Is Sometimes Taken In The Solid Form, Or In The Form Of Tincture. Opium Smoking Is A Habit Very Extensively Practised In East Ern Countries, And Is ...

Disease From Paraffine
Disease From Paraffine. We Are Indebted To Dr. Alexander Ogston For The First Obser Vations That Have Been Made On Disease From Paraffine. The Work Men Engaged In The Manufacture Of Crude Paraffine Have The Skin Of Their Hands, Of Their Feet And Legs, And Of Other Portions Of Their ...

Disease From Phosphorus
Disease From Phosphorus. The Introduction Of The Manufacture Of Phosphorous, Or Lucifer, Matches, Which Commenced About Forty-three Years Ago, Created A New Form Of Disease, Caused By The Inhalation Of The Phosphorous Vapors Given Off From The Phosphorus. This Disease, An Extremely Painful One, Affected The Jawbone Of The Worker, ...

Disease From Poisonous Fish
Disease From Poisonous Fish. Ciguatera. In Tropical Climates The Perch, The Gurnard, The Goby, The Sar Dine, And The Two Varieties Of Globe Fishes, The Diadon Or Two Toothed And The Tetradon Or Four-toothed, Are All, At Particular Seasons, Causes Of Disease When They Are Taken As Food. The Poisonous ...

Disease From Potassa Bichromate
Disease From Potassa Bichromate. Of Late Years, Since Bichromate Of Potassa Has Been Used So Largely In The Arts, Certain Remarkable Affections Have Been Ob Served As Occurring From It. They Have Been Presented Under Two Conditions, Namely, During The Manufacture Of The Salt Itself, And During The Use Of ...

Disease From Salts Of
Disease From Salts Of Silver. When Some Of The Salts Of Silver, The Nitrate Especially, Are Brought Into Contact With The Skin, With Moisture, They Produce A Dark Stain, Which, Ordinarily, Is Only Of Temporary Duration. If The Salt Be Taken Internally In Small Quantities, And For A Consid Erable ...

Disease From Soot
Disease From Soot. In Some Way Connected, And Perhaps Closely Connected, With The Action Of Crude Paraffine On The Skin, Is The Action Of Soot On The Same Surface Of The Body. In The Old Times, When The Chimney Sweeper Swept The Chimney With His Little Human Machines, Sweep-boys And ...

Disease From Stings Of
Disease From Stings Of Insects. The Affections From The Stings Of Insects Such As The Wasp And The Bee, Are Usually Only Local In Character, But Are Now And Then Very Painful And Troublesome If Not Dangerous. I Have Seen The Sting Of The Wasp Produce A Local Inflammation, Followed ...

Disease From Sulphuretted Hydrogen
Disease From Sulphuretted Hydrogen. In Some Of The Chemical Manufactories, And, Occasionally, In Laboratories, The Operatives Are Exposed, At Times, To The Action Of Sulphuretted Hydrogen Gas, Which Is Evolved In Certain Processes Of Chemical Decomposition. Workmen In Sewers And Cesspools Are Also Exposed To The Influence Of This Gas, ...

Disease From Sulphurous Aced
Disease From Sulphurous Aced Gab. Sulphurous Acid, The Gas Produced By The Burning Of Sulphur, Is Used For Bleaching Purposes, And Especially For Bleaching Straw For Bonnets. The Plaited Straw Is Brought In Lengths To The Bleacher. It Is First Soaked In An Alkaline Solution Of Potash Or Ammonia, And ...

Disease From Tea
Disease From Tea. The Common Beverage Tea Is Often A Cause Of Serious Derange Ment Of Health, If Not Of Actual Disease. The Symptoms Of Dis Turbance Occur When Even The Best Kind Of Tea Is Taken In Excess, And Almost Inevitably From The Mixture Called "green" Tea When That ...

Disease From Tobacco
Disease From Tobacco. The Dust Arising From Tobacco Leaf, During The Process Of Making Cigars, Is Most Injurious. While The Leaf Is Being Rolled Up, Unless The Ventilation Of The Work-room Is Exceedingly Perfect, The Dust From Broken Leaves And Siftings Is Inhaled, And Proves Most Irritating. In The Course ...

Disease From Vapor Of
Disease From Vapor Of Nitric Aced. The Vapor Of Nitric Acid Is A Source Of Injury In Some Occupa Tions. It Is Experienced, Mostly, By Those Who Are Engaged In The Process Of Fur-dyeing. The Acid Is Used In This Process For Two Purposes, For Freeing The Substance Of The ...

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Disease From Vapor Of Resin. Some Very Simple, And As It Would Seem Innocuous, Occupations Are Attended With Bad Results From Trifling Causes. For Fixing The Tufts Of Hair Of Brushes, Such As Shaving Brushes, A Solution Is Made By Mixing Melted Resin With Boiled Linseed Oil. The Workman Dips ...

Disease From Vapor Of_3
Disease From Vapor Of Turpentine. We Are Indebted To M. Marchal De Calvi For The First Intima Tion That The Vapor Of Turpentine Produces A Specific Effect On Those Who Are Engaged In Painting In Oil And Lead Colors. Before His Time It Was Considered That The Lead In The ...

Disease From Wool
Disease From Wool. In The Process Of Sorting Wools, Especially That Kind Of Wool Called Van Mohair, The Workers Are Subjected To A Peculiar And Often Fatal Disease Which Arises From Something Which They In Hale Or Absorb. The Disease Runs A Fairly Definite Course, The Period Of Incubation Being ...

Disease From
Disease From The Inorganic Poisons Which Produce Diseases In Man Are Of Two Classes, The Solid, Which Are More Or Less Soluble, And The Vaporous Or Gaseous. The Salts Of The Metal Arsenic, So Much Used In The Arts, Are Causes Of At Least Two Kinds Of Disease : One ...

Disease Of The Coronary
Disease Of The Coronary Arteries. The Arteries Which Go Off First From The Line Of The Circulation To Supply The Prime Organ Of The Circulation, The Heart Itself, With Blood, Are Called The Coronary Arteries, Because They Encircle The Heart, As It Were, With A Corona Or Crown. These Arteries ...

Disease Of The Ear
Disease Of The Ear And Especially Of The Internal Ear And Auditory Nerve. Tinnitus Aurium, A Noise In The Ear, Variously Described As A Ringing, A Buzzing, A Roaring, A Singing Or A Grinding Noise, Is Now Considered To Be Often Of Nervous Origin. The Observations Of Many Recent Observers ...