The cerebral arteries also are often diseased ; the heart has fre-

is the same. Later (1859), Dr. John W. Ogle, believing that there would

denly. In the former case it may be so slow that the lung is able

venous, or both) will decide as to the existence of extreme ansemia. On

(Webber). In France, it is looked upon as a military disease, soldiers in

vomicae exist, percussion will be absolutely dull if one or more small

ment of Nervous Disorders by the Application of the Constant Current).

any audible phenomena in the arteries or veins, or both ; and (lastly)

2. In the second, the asthenic, or chronic form of beriberi, the

agreed that " an organized new formation constitutes the basis of

Bright's disease, tend to strengthen the view of its constitutional

to death to be irregular and uncertain in its action — a condition

affords no immunity from the diseases of its climate, which act

are increased in frequency — phenomena of more constant occurrence

pulse-rate. Slight variations in frequency, and irregularities that

or peristalsis, which, travelling slowly and intermittently down its mus-

altered ; and as such influences will act on it more or less in every

uni'requently on a line with the xiphoid cartilage.

the growth of tubercle in any organ. This persistent elevation of

term anaesthesia, while the latter he calls analgesia. The skin may lose

dominal wall superjacent to the liver, and opens directly outwards ;

breathed, and then the mouth should be quite close to the apparatus.


as 35 per cent, of our metropolitan populations, and a much larger

Royal Artillery, who wrote an excellent account of the disease as

paniment of the condition. On the contrary, many idiots have

blood and to the deposition of fibrinous deposits on the valves.