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Brocchieri Water

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-On MonHay weïad occulnr domonstration of the efiicieny of this water in arresting the hlood "rom n severod artery, and in reinvesting ie scvered pari witli a ncw coating - wo vero nbout to sny a new membrane, but lat may havo a techniVa! mean ing to vhich exceptions miglit bc tnken. There wero nss?nibled some of our lost distingtiishcd physicinns nnd suroons, nmong them Drs. Berger, Tradau. Wnshinjrton, Hosack ond Winkes.)r. Mott was especialjy inviie I to bc presnt, hut could not rr.ake it convenieiit. - shcep was luid on tho table: Dr. Bambino made an incisión in tho ncck, and opencd the carotid artery- not by a slight puncture, but by a long traversed cut- hat all but separatcd it cntircly. The blood spoutcd, at it doos fron) an artery. A pledget of wool plncked fromlho baclc of tho animal, was laid, and tightly hold, on tho wound, and tho water was thon plentifully applied. In a few minutes moro it had ceased- in twenty minutes the pledget was withdrawn, not without some efibrt, owing to the strong adhesión to the pan, and tho wound was freo from blood, and tho artery closcd ! In five and twenty minutes the animal wns walking about the yard. These aro fuets and we witnesscd them. Wc odor no