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Observations on the dropsy in the brain

Robert Whytt

Observations on the dropsy in the brain

to which are added his other treatises never hitherto published by themselves.

by Robert Whytt

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Published by printed for John Balfour, by Balfour, Auld, & Smellie in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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ESTCT9374.

Statementby Robert Whytt ;
The Physical Object
Pagination[4],193,[1]p. ;
Number of Pages193
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Open LibraryOL16266451M

  This book was in turn cited in Robert Venables' (/4–) work of , which illustrates the interest in the urine in dropsy before Bright. These individuals, some of whom like Wells and Blackall in England, and (a little later) Gabriel Andral (–) and Jean‐Baptiste Gregoire Barbier (–) in Amiens, noted disordered Cited by: Among the books which he published were a treatise on Granular Degeneration of the Kidneys (). CITED BY FEEHALLY in Landmark Papers in Nephrology (Oxford, ): # Much of this text on dropsy confirms and little extends Bright's observations.

  63 Best Observation Quotes And Sayings. Published on Decem , under Quotes. Love It 1. Observation is the action or process of closely observing or monitoring something or someone. 1. A friend hath the skill and observation of the best physician, the diligence and vigilance of the best nurse, and the tenderness and patience of the. SURGICAL AND PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE DISEASES OF THE EAR, WITH THE NEW MODE OF TREATING DEAFNESS. TO WHICH IS ADDED AN APPENDIX,; Containing a Treatise on Catarrh and the New Systern of.

  This in turn was controlled by a “nervous ether” emanating from the brain. Health depended on the proper regulating of tonus, and Hoffmann’s relatively simple therapy consisted of administering relaxing sedatives or irritating stimulants—a system reminiscent of the theory of the “pores” which Asclepiades championed in Roman times. The new edition of The Embryonic Human Brain: An Atlas of Developmental Stages represents the integration of analysis of the serial sections of human embryos in the Carnegie collection with results of the latest ultrasound studies. It provides summaries of the morphological status of the brain at each stage of development, covering both normal and anomalous conditions.


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Observations on the dropsy in the brain by Robert Whytt Download PDF EPUB FB2

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Observations on the dropsy in the brain book on the dropsy in the brain by Whytt, Robert, Publication date Topics Edema, Opium, Medicine, Edema, Medicine, Opium PublisherPages: Contains also his An account of some experiments made with opium on living and dying animals; An essay on the various strength of different lime-waters; An instance of the electrical virtue in the cure of palsy, by Mr.

Patrick Brydone [and] Extract of a letter from Dr. Whytt to Dr. Pringle, relating to this account; Cases of the remarkable effects of blisters in lessening the quickness of the Pages: A Treatise on the Dropsy of the Brain: Illustrated by a Variety of Cases, to Which Are Added, Observations on the Use and Effects of the Digitalis Purpurea in Dropsies (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Septem : Charles William Quin.

NLM Copy 7 imperfect: "Obsevations [sic] on the most frequent species of hydrocephalus internus, viz., the dropsy of the ventricles of the brain" (pp.

[3]) only. NLM Copies 2, 3, and 4 are disbound. Description: [4],[3],[1] p. ; 21 cm. (8vo) Responsibility. OBSERVATIONS ONTHE DROPSY intheBRAIN, BY ROBERTWHYTT,M.D. LatePHYSICIANtohisMAJESTY, PrefidentoftheRoyalCollegeofPhyficlans,Profeflbrof. Observations on the dropsy in the brain: By Robert Whytt, M.D.

late physician to His Majesty, president of the Royal College of Physicians, professor of medicine in the University of Edinburgh, and F.R.S.

To which are added, his other treatises never hitherto published by themselves. on Dropsy the Observations in Whytt by Brain, the Rob, Rob, the Brain, on in Whytt Dropsy by Observations the $ Practical Observations on the Small Pox, Apoplexy, and Dropsy.

by S. Practical observations on the small pox, the apoplexy, dropsy, and nervous cholic. By S. Tissot, [S. Tissot] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of.

A collection of medical tracts, 11 vol. (of 12) including: LIND (JAMES) Two Papers on Fevers and Infection, WHYTT (ROBERT) Observations on the Dropsy in the Brain, FIRST EDITION, FOTHERGILL (SAMUEL) A concise and systematic account of a Painful Affection of the Nerves of the Face, MONRO (ALEXANDER) An Account of the Inoculation of Small Pox in Scotland.

Dropsy of the Brain. This condition, also called " water on the brain," is a symptom of an inflammation of the membrane covering the brain and lining the skull. Fluid may collect therefore between the brain and skull, in just the same way it collects in the chest from an inflammation of the membranes in the chest, and as it collects in the abdominal cavity as a result of the inflammation in this part of the body.

ROWLEY, William A Treatise on the New-discovered Dropsy of the Membranes of the Brain, and Watery Head of Children; proving that it may be frequently cured, if. Etiology and pathogenesis DROPSY OF THE BRAIN (HYDROCEPHALUS) (HYDROCEPHALIA) Dropsy of the brain can be congenital, due to abnormal development of the fetus, illness of parents (syphilis, tuberculosis, alcoholism, trauma during pregnancy) and fetal diseases of the fetus.

Dropsy: An old term for the swelling of soft tissues due to the accumulation of excess water. In years gone by, a person might have been said to have dropsy. Today one would be more descriptive and specify the cause. Thus, the person might have edema due to congestive heart failure.

Page 10 - but also all the different jargons, or " modern dialects. He accented and pronounced " them so naturally, and so perfectly imitated the *' gestures and manners both of the several nations " of Europe, and the particular provinces of "France, that he might have been taken for a " native of all, or any of these countries: and this " quality he applied to counterfeit all sorts of ‎4/5(1).

On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts: With Observations on the Possibility of Determining the Instincts, Propensities, and Talents, Or the Moral and Intellectual Dispositions of Men and Animals, by the Configuration of the Brain and Head, Volume 1 Volumes 1 5/5(2).

The Lancet CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS ON TARTARIZED ANTIMONY IN SCARLATINOUS NEPHRITIS. David Nelson M.D., Birmingham. AMONGST the many and great advances which have been made in modern pathology, none have been more remarkable or useful than those affecting the diseases of the kidney, which, prior to the time of Dr.

Bright, were involved in deeper obscurity than Author: David Nelson. Dropsy can also take place due to fluid accumulation in the soft tissue or in organs that people normally assume would not retain fluid. This includes organs such as the brain or the eyes. People suffering with glaucoma are at a higher risk to retain excess fluid in the cornea.

The presence of lupus is thought to increase the potential for. Dropsy Of The Brain. Hydrocephalus. This disease, so full of danger to the child, has an acute and chronic form. We shall first notice the acute variety. Continue to. BOOKS ON OLD MEDICAL TREATMENTS AND REMEDIES: THE PRACTICAL In the majority of cases which come under the physician's notice, the dropsy of the brain, and the corresponding enlarge­ ment of the skull, begin during infancy or early childhood.

In fact, this process may continue for some time before attracting the attention of the parent. Historical Milestones William Charles Wells on Scarlatinal Dropsy ()* SAUL JARCHO, M.D. New York, New York IT is well known that the important contribu- tion of Richard Bright to our knowledge of renal disease, like other contributions great and small, had its by: 4.

Through his Observations on the Dropsy in the Brain, published posthumously in by his son, Whytt achieved lasting remembrance in the history of pediatrics for the first clear description of tuberculous meningitis.

It is a masterpiece of clinical observation, the finest first description of a .dropsy [drop´se] old term for edema. adj., adj drop´sical. dropsy (drop'sē), Older term for generalized edema, most often associated with cardiac failure.

[G. hydrōps] dropsy (drŏp′sē) n. Edema. No longer in scientific use. drop′sical (-sĭ-kəl) adj. drop′sically adv. dropsy (drop'sē) Older term for generalized edema, most often.Dr. Hosacfc on the Surgery of the Ancients.

Hi For the Medical and Physical Journal, \J Observations on the Surgery of the Ancients, vindicating their Claims to many of the reputed Discoveries and improve- vients of modern Times. iSy David Hosack, M.D. Pro- lessor of the Theory and Practice of Physic and Clinical Medicine in the University of the State of JSew-Yoijc.