THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN MEDICAL REVIEW OR QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY

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Page 271 - Can a medical man conversant with the disease of insanity, who never saw the prisoner previously to the trial, but who was present during the whole trial and the examination of all the witnesses, be asked his opinion as to the state of the prisoner's mind at the time of the commission of the alleged crime? or his opinion whether the prisoner was conscious at the time of doing the act that he was acting contrary to law, or whether he was labouring under any and what delusion at the time?
Page 271 - What is the law respecting alleged crimes committed by persons afflicted with insane delusions in respect of one or more particular subjects or persons ; as, for instance, where at the time of the commission of the alleged crime the accused knew he was acting contrary to law, but did the act complained of, with a view, under the influence of insane delusion, of redressing or revenging...
Page 271 - ... at the time of the commission of the alleged crime the accused knew he was acting contrary to law, but did the act complained of with a view, under the influence of insane delusion, of redressing or revenging some supposed grievance or injury, or of producing some supposed public benefit?' In answer to which question, assuming that your lordships...
Page 287 - NOTES AND OBSERVATIONS ON THE IONIAN ISLANDS AND MALTA, •WITH SOME REMARKS ON CONSTANTINOPLE AND TURKEY ; And on the system of Quarantine, as at present conducted. By JOHN DAVY, MD, FRSS. L. & E., Inspector-General of Army Hospitals, LR
Page 271 - Every person was supposed to know what the law was, and therefore nothing could justify a wrong act, except it was clearly proved that the party did not know right from wrong.
Page 58 - ... high, with his head only raised. I first make as long an incision as I can, beginning near the place where the old operation ends, and cutting down between the musculus accelerator urinae and erector penis, and by the side of the intestinum rectum. I then feel for the staff, holding down the gut all the while with one or two fingers of my left hand...
Page 458 - Practical Remarks on Gout, Rheumatic Fever, and Chronic Rheumatism of the Joints, 1843, p.
Page 477 - We acknowledge and have pride in bearing testimony to the high qualifications of our countryman in the branch of pathological inquiry based upon chemical facts; we recognise the comprehensive sagacity of his speculations, and respect the patient zeal with which he has toiled to erect upon these a stable system, — the important connection between a large number of disordered states of the urinary secretion and disordered states of the process of digestion and assimilation. . . . We have only to...
Page 520 - Among the changes occurring in the ovum before it leaves the ovary, are the following : viz. the germinal spot, previously on the inner surface, passes to the centre of the germinal vesicle ; the germinal vesicle, previously at the surface, returns to the centre of the yelk ; and the membrane investing the yelk, previously extremely thin, suddenly thickens.
Page 271 - What are the proper questions to be submitted to the jury when a person alleged to be afflicted with insane delusions respecting one or more particular subjects or persons is charged with the commission of a crime (murder, for example), and insanity is set up as a defence ?

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