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Index of medical conditions & treatment described by D’Arcy Wentworth in his Medical Notebook

Achilles tendon rupture 105
Aesophagus obstruction 68
Ague 160
Alcohol in Liquors 110
Amputation
Of the breast 137
Of the leg 113
Technique 136, 137
Appendix vermiforis 115
In ourang outang & humans 115
Peritonitis 21, 52, 162, 168, 177
Apoplexy 96, 151, 167
Apthae 45, 112
Arteries 98
Aneurism of the aorta 98
Carotid artery ligature 98
External Iliac 98
Ligature of the arteries 98
Popliteal aneurism 98
Sub clavian aneurism 99
Tibialis anticus aneurism 98, 99
Asthma 64, 65, 147, 178, 179

Baldness 81
Bilious disorders
Bitters, bark, galls, orange peel,
chamomile flowers, wormwood,
gentian, calumbo, cascarilla, myrrh,
Serpentaria 83, 84
Digestion 83
Food 84
Indigestion 82
Nitro-muriatic baths 82
Obstinate vomiting 84
Tonic 83, 84
Biography medical 112
Bladder 171, 174, 176
Bleeding 94
Artery Metatarsal 95
By leeches 161
Cupping 95
Epistaxis 165
Blistering 79
Breathing difficulty 166
Bronchotomy 67, 68
Broncocele 70, 148
Burns and Scalds 2, 45

Cancer 115
Castration 134
Catarrh Chronic 68
Catheters 128
China, state of medicine there 97
Cholera morbus 108
Chronic complaints 155
Colchicum Autumnale
for inflammations 53
Contagion 101
Consumption 182
Convulsions
In adults 89, 114
In children 89, 180
Costiveness
Cathartic electuary 63
Fistula 66
Haemorrhoids 63, 64, 66
Bleeding 175
Obstipation 63
Piles 63
Rectum Prolapsis 66
Rectum ulceration 65
Rectum stricture 63
Ward’s Paste 64
Cow Pox 114
Croup 66
Cupping 137
Cutaneous disorders 77, 153
Chilblains 86, 141, 171
Corns 86, 162
Common eruptions 77
Erysipelas 77, 79
Herpetic eruptions 78
Island Scurvy 78
Lepra 77, 78, 79
Measles 79
Pemphigus 78
Psora 77
Cuticular complaints 153

Delirium Tremens 100
Diabetes 74, 130, 131
Diseased spine 39, 40
Spina Bifida 40
Dislocation
Of ankle & luxatis humeri 85
Of shoulder & the thumb 136
Drops, difference in 104
Dropsy 91, 92
Anasarca 93, 142
Ascites 93, 142, 143, 171, 184
Hydrocephalus 91, 91
Hydrothorax 91, 92, 142, 143, 148-49
Inflammation of kidneys in, 173
Drowning 24
Positioning patient 25
Restoration of life 26
Rules of Royal Humane Society 25
Dysentery 46, 47, 146, 163

Ears
Deafness 60, 61, 62, 170
Discharge from 2, 60
Excoriations behind the ears 60
Puriform discharge from 2
Purulent discharge from 60
Tonia, Spirits of Turpentine 62
Tympanitis 157
Worms 62
Emetics & purging
Cheltenham salts 165
Excellent open powder 160
in children 147
Vomiting, 160
Empyema 70
Epilepsy 39, 139, 140, 143, 159
In children 39
Purging 172
Erysipelas 138

Female Complaints 27
Breasts, induration of 1
Carcinoma Recti et Uteri 27
Inversion of uterus 27
Obstruction of menses 32, 124
Painful menstruation 29, 126
Procidentia Uteri 27
Procedentia Vesica 27
Fever 34, 35
Affusion in fever 35
Bleeding 36
Intermittent fever 36
Treatment 37
Fractures 85
Compound fractures 85
Of cranium 135
Of the neck of the thigh 85, 135
Of the leg 135
Of the Os Humeri 85
Dislocation of the shoulder 136
Dislocation of the thumb 136
Of the ankle 85
Luxation Humeri 85
Fumigation 106
Fungus Haematodes 90

Galvinism 101
Generative organs
Spasmodic stricture 112
Gout  76, 84 109
Exercise 75
Tincture 164
Treatment, 167, 171
Gravel
Renal calculi, 72
Stone in female, 72

Haemoptoe 101
Haemorrage 40,41
Hanging 26
Application of volatiles to nose & mouth 26
Oxygen 26
Stimulants externally 26
Hare lip 137, 138
Head Aches
Concussion: Nausea, Vomiting 80
Giddiness & apoplexy 80
Convulsions 158, 159
Forehead, over one eye 169
Head injuries 80
Periodical 80
Tic Doloreux 87, 88, 154, 169, 176
Heart size 156
Heartburn 153
Hemiplegia 156, 164
Hernia 14, 15
Femoral hernia 16
More frequent on right side 16
Positioning patient 14,15,16
Herpes 42
Of the genitals, 134
Hiccough 158
Hip cases 111
Horses 105
Drugs not to be used 149
Horse exercise for gout 76
Horse exercise for haemorrhoids 156
Hydrocele 41
Hydrophobia 99, 183
Dog bite, 100
Hysteria 28, 29, 164
Bleeding, application of cold 28
Positioning 29
Warm water 29

Icterus 104, 157, 162
Inflammation
Acute 50
Cynanche Tonsillaris & Trachealis 51
Cynanche Maligna 109, 157
Discutient lotion (Alum lotion of
St Bartholomew’s) 105
Dropsy 94
Enteritis 51, 52
Erysipelas 51
Gangrenous wounds 104
Glands, inflammation of 135
Jaundice 157, 162, 163,
Mesenteric affections 164
Mucous membrane of the lungs 51
Periostitis 51
Peripneumonia 51
Pleuritus 52
Pneumonia 51, 52, 161
Rheumatism acute 52, 161
Scrofula 102, 103
Taenia 163
Trachea, chronic inflammation 162
Worms 157

Kidney pain 174

Leeches 106, 107, 108, 147
Liver complaints 102
Hepatitis 52, 104, 164
Icterus 104
Mortification 104
Visceral disease 108
Lumbago 17

Mania 81, 152
Ointment, 164
Marasmus 96
Mental Illness 147
Warm bath, calming effect 147
Mercury
Disease of brain prevents action 134
Mercurial irritations 134
Sore mouth from 138
Midwifery 3
Abortion 4, 6, 31, 122, 123, 124
After delivery 7
After pains 4
Bleeding in parturition
Breast cancer 124
Caesarian successful case, 1817, 4
Childbirth, incidence of difficult cases
Dublin Lying-in Hospital 4
Westminster Dispensary 6
Childbirth incidence of mortality 5
Westminster Dispensary 6
Chapped nipples, *30, *177
Chronic Uterine Haemorrhage 30
Copulation 167
Ergot of Rye 120
Excoriated nipples 33
Extraction of Placenta 3
Face ache in pregnancy 153
Fever, sickness & fainting of pregnancy 34
Fainting in labour 121
Fainting, trembling after delivery 33
False Conception 3
Fluor Albus 29, 125
Foetus in Homine 30
Foetus premature 32
Fromum Lingurae 32
Induration of the breasts 1, 33
Infantile resuscitation 28
Labour, tedious 5
Lying in, swelled leg 168
Menorrhagia 29, 31, 123, 162
Milk abscess 33
Naevi materni 31, 122, 160, 167
Parturition, 31, 32
Phlegmasia Dolens. 3. 5*, *118, 119
Premature Foetus 4
Premature labour 29
Prolapsus Uteri 167
Prurigo 126
Puerperal Convulsions 3, 120
Puerperal Fever 1, 6, 28, 32, 120
Puerperal Haemorrhage 28
Puerperal peritonitis 4, 119, 177
Pulse in children 126
Quickening 5
Retroverted uterus 6
Rupture of uterus 6, 7, 159
Sleepiness 126
Sloughing of bladder 131
Statistics 30
Still born children 121
Tedious labour 32, 121
Tender nipples 123
Turning the foetus 7, 122
Twin Cases 5, 121
Urine incontinence after labour 72
Uterine Haemorrhage 5
Chronic 5, 117, 118
Vomiting in pregnancy 6
Mortification 104, 111

Nerves 166
Noli me Tangere 141

Observations on Food 88
Occupational health
cotton manufacture, mortality 173
manufacturies, 173
Opiate friction 111
Ophthalmia
Acute 1
Amaurosis 56, 57, 58
Belladonna 58
Cataract 58, 59
Diseased eyelids 55
Diseased lining of the eye 55
Encysted Tumours of Lids 59
Eversion of the Cilia 57
Hordeolum 59
Opacity of the Cornea 55
Ophthalmic contagion 57
Ophthalmia, Simp. 58
Purulent ophthalmia in children 57
Scrofulous ophthalmia 58
Rheumatic ophthalmia 56, 57
Treatment 54, 109.
Ulcers of the Cornea 59
Vitreous Humour 58
Oxygen 105

Pain 166
Palsy 151
Paralysis 89, 90
Galvanism 90
Paraplegia 89, 90
Purging 172
Perspiration 154
Phthisis 11
Change of air 13
Chronic Catarrh 65
and consumption 182
Digitalis 11
Haemoptoe 101
Nocturnal perspirations 13, 182
Oedema of the feet 193
Old phthisical coughs 13
Treatment 164, 181, 182
Uncommon in hot climate 13
Plague 114, 155
Poisons
Alkalies 21
Arsenic 19, 20, 22, 24, 141, 147, 176
Carbonic Vapour 22
Corrosion of Stomach 21
Corrosive sublimate 141
Muriate of Tin 21
Nitrate of Silver 21
Opium 19, 20, 22, 23, 24
Poisonous mushrooms 23
Salts of Lead & Barytes 21
Sublimate 23,
Vegetable Poisons 20
Prescribing drops, different drugs 104
Croton 166
Prostate Gland disease of 129
Pulse in children 126

Rheumatism 16, 17, 18
Acute 155, 167, 168, 173
Chronic 158, 165, 172
Enlarged joints Chlorine baths 84
Liniment 173
Of the hip 151
Rhubarb 172

Scarlatina 37, 38, 154
In children 28
Prevention 151
Sciatica 86
Sedatives
Seidlitz powder 185
Smallpox & Cowpox vaccines 114
Variola 171
Spasms 114
Convulsions, 114
Chorea Sancti Vita 115
Specific Caloric 102
Spine 149, 150
Stomach complaints 143, 144
Diarrhea 45, 46
In children 146
Chronic diarrhea 47, 146, 162
Stomach Ache 169
Hiccough 158
Indigestion 144
Irritable stomach 183, 184,
Pains of stomach 144
Pyrosis 70, 164
Syncope anginosa 113

Tape worm 148
Tetanus 2, 48, 49, 50, 103, 174
Tinea Capitis 42, 145
Tonic
Nitrate of Silver 165
Tonsils
Diseased 106
Enlarged 105
Typhus 2, 3, 34, 35
Salivation 36
Report 36
Retention of urine 127
Treatment 37

Ulcers 50, 110, 140
Phagedonic (tropical) ulcer 110
Putridity 111
Urinary disorders 74
Bladder puncturing 73
Catarrhus Vesico 129, 171
Diuretic 131
Flatus 152
Gravel 130, 131
Haemorrhoids 156,
bleeding 175
Inflammation of bladder 131
Irritable bladder 127, 130, 174, 176
Lithotomy 113
Pain in bladder & urethra 74
Piles 172
Prostate gland, disease of 129
Puncturing the bladder 128
Stone in bladder 129
Stricture of the urethra 131, 174
Urine 132
Urine incontinence 73
Urine retention 72, 73
Urine suppression 74

Venereal Complaints 176
Castration 134
Chordee 132
Sloughing Phagodena 132
Gonorrhea 1
Acute 51
Gonorrheal ophthalmy 8
Inflammation 133
Irritable bladder 127
Prevention
Treatment 184
Syphilis 7
Antispasmodic medicine 9
Caustic 9
Chancre 10
Eruptions being tubercular 7
Infants from mother 7
Salivating 8
Strictures 8, 11
Syphilitic eruptions 10, 134
Testes diseases of 10, 116.
Tinctures 8
Ulceration 181

Warm baths 147

Weight of parts of the Human Body 97
(W)Hooping Cough 68, 69, 155
Treatment, 178
Tussis Convulsiva 70
Wounds 50
From dissection 141

Yellow Fever 38, 114