The American Medical Journal, 1889

The American Medical Journal, 1889 : Of St. Louis, Mo (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The American Medical Journal, 1889: Of St. Louis, Mo The Hunterian oration, by Dr. Qalabin. Says The germ theory to puerperal fever has caused the division into two classes - auto genetic and heterogenetic and that there are three possible sources of poison in the body of the puerperal woman (1) The poison may be produced within the body itself. (2) A chemical poison the so-called sepsin - may be produced by the 'action of the bac teria of decomposition and absorbed into the system. (3) Para sitie organisms may gain access to the body, and multiply in the tissues, in the blood or lymphatics, or in all of them. In the summing up of his paper he is disposed to recant his faith in the endogenetic, and adopt the heterogenetic doctrine. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 610 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 803g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243063032
  • 9780243063031