Bibliographical Notices Clinical Notes on Uterine Surgery. With special reference to the Management of the Sterile Condition . By J. Marion Sims, A.B., M.D., late Surgeon to the Woman's Hospital, New York; Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, of the New York Pathological Society, &c. &c. &c., and Knight of the Légion d'Honneur. 8vo. pp. 401. New York: William Wood & Co. 1866

1866 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
ceous. Iced drinks. It being found that even custard, tapioca, &c., disagreed, the patient was put upon milk and lime-water as the sole diet-two ounces of the latter to six of the former. The proportion of lime-water was subsequently reduced one half, and more, on account of its being unpalatable to the patient. On the 21st some gruel and arrow-root were allowed, but the moment anything of a more solid nature was permitted, hasmatcmesis would occur. This was especially noticeable twice, when,
more » ... able twice, when, at the urgent solicitation of the patient, some finely cut mutton chop and some milk-toast of baker's bread were allowed. The symptoms, thus pro-
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