Case of Blindness — Caused by Gunshot Wound — Cured by Injection of Strychnine

Nagel, Richard H. Derby
1871 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
and various other subjects, perfectly well in the summer vacation. The climate of Vienna is very variable. Tho Danube-fogs make the winter season exceedingly dull and depressing, but during the rest of tho year there is a great deal of fino weather, liable to sudden changes to snow or rain. In tho warm season, everybody sits out of doors, in tho evening ; but it is never so hot as our New England summer. The low lands, near tho canal, were overflowed a few weeks ago. If one has a special
more » ... as a special aversion to "tho shakes," he will take care not to choose a lodging in that neighborhood. Consumption is excessively fatal bore-whether tinder the name of tuberculosis or of caseous pneumonia ; it is, in fact, called tho M orbits Austriacus. But it is hard to tell whether the fog, sleet and rain play the chief part in producing this result, or whether tho poverty, tho bail habits, the unwholesome modo of life, and tho crowded dwellings of tho populace are not a chief cause.
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