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ble to-day, but expressed his doubts asto its durability, from the debility of herconstitution. Continue the pill. The bathat night.
20. The pain in. her head since lastvisit has been trifling, and confined to thetemple. On pinching the right side of theface there was more sensation than for-
merly, but the sight of her right eye isentirely lost, and the upper eyelid isswollen and tender; spine and hip lesspainful, and her appearance much better,havingj slept well for the last few nights.Continue pills and bath, and poultice theeye with linseed.
22. No pain in head; some severe at-tacks in the spine and hip. Camphoratedoil to the hip and thigh.
24. Not so well. Back very painfulwhen dressing the issues. Complainedto-day for the first time of retention of urineduring the night; pressure over the blad-der gave her great pain; her head affectedonly at intervals. More sensation on the
right side of the face than before since herentering the house. Comp. colocyn. pill2 grains ; belladoitna 2 grains, in a pill,two of which are to be taken daily.Ext. belladonna 3 drachms ; camphorated oil2 drachms. Let a liniment be made, withwhich the left side of the head is to berubbed.
26. No attack in her head since last re-port, which she attributes to using theliniment; pain of the spine worse, andgreatly increased on dressing it; bladderrelieved with the catheter.
30. No affection of the head or face, andon pinching the muscles of the right side,she screamed for the first time. The
poultice has removed the inflammation ofthe eye, but the sight is lost; hip andthigh painful, but the spine much better.Catheter used twice since the last direc-tion for its employment. In addition tothe pills, bath, and Dover’s powder; sweetspirits of nitre 10 drops, three times a day,were ordered.
May 2. Better. No further necessityfor using the catheter. Use the nitremixture, a teaspoonful three times a day.
4. Short but severe attack of the spinesince last visit; discharge from the sorein her back very great; liniment has keptoff pain in her head and face. Says her- self that she has derived the greatest ad. Ivantage from it, and still perseveres in itsuse, although the necessity for it seemsgone. Ordered a pill of colocynth andcatomel. Discontinue the bath. ContinueDover’s powder and the nitre mixture, ateaspoonful once a day.
6. Feels very well, and requested to beput on full diet, which is not to be com-plied with for a few days. Discharge from,
the back very great; but the dressings ac-companied by less pain; the hip and thighweak, but not painful. She attempted towalk yesterday, but was obliged to desist.Comp, coloeyn. pill 5 grains; resume thebath, but discontinue the other medicines.
NOTICE. - SKETCH OF PROFESSOR EL.LIOTSON.—In consequence of this weekbeing what is called in " the trade," ma-gazine-week, as well as "Whitsun-week,"-two circumstances which have materiallyinterfered with the mechanical arrange-ments of the printing-office, there havingbeen, in fact, increased work to do, al-
though, by prescriptive usage, a holidaytime, and a short week, we have found itimpossible to attach our biographicalsketch of Professor Elliotson to the pic-torial sketch of that eminent physicianwhich accompanies our present Number.We beg, however, to announce its inser.tion positively in the next LANCET, when
our readers can readily transpose the plateto a juxta-position with the memoir, which
shall have such a place assigned it in thenumber that will admit of the pen and pen- cil sketches facing each other.
P. J. C. Not if the circumstance of hispossessing a hcense to practise in the countryonly, be detected by the defendant, or disco-vered in court.—Medicus. We approve of thesentiments, and have already promulgated them infive hundred and nine Numbers of this Journal-G. G. The Act does not prohibit post-motem ex-aminations in private practice.-A Subscriber, Bir.mingham. Two years and a half will be sufficient,if the gentleman to whom he has already been ap-prenticed be legally qualitied to practise as an apo-thecary.—Mr. Costello’s case next week.—Mr.Ifeith’s communication has been received--AStod. of the Uniu. The publication of some of theitems was an oversight, and though we must our-selves of course regret the appearance of thatin printwhich it was not intended should appear, yet wetrust that no really 3ensible student will allow him-self to feel aggrieved on the occasion. The " mo-tive was a very proper desire to promulgate in-formation relative to a system which deserves adop-tion in other similar instances.—The " Remarks onthe Memorial of the Society of Apothecaries, sub.mttted on behalf of the Edmburgh College of Sur-geons," shall be noticed by us next week.
ERRATA —In Dr. Clanny’s nnnpr. page 233. line
31, for ’’ cupped Hask,’’ read "capped Hask." titie336, 37, for" except about in one part, tthieh liasof the size of a shilling,—a fibrme," read " exceptabout the size of a shilling of fibrine," &c.—Page234, line 44, dele " containing the blood."—In thearticle at page 73, Dr. Clanny says, that " in theprescription for uing the cumpound drops, heought to have written ex iiss aquse communis,’"and that the 18 ozs. of blood alluded to should havebeen 14 oz’.In the table in the London University leport,
page 291, the figures 62 and 67, in columns 6 and 7,should be severally transposed. The two silvermedals were not given as 1st and 2nd in this class
but as of equal value. The first five mottos weregiven unintentionally in the table.