American Medico-Surgical Bulletin Volume 10

American Medico-Surgical Bulletin Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...the largest aneurism was between renal arteries and bifurcation of the aorta; this had ruptured into the retroperitoneal space and caused death. The typhoid ulcerations were interesting only as to size, one being very large. Dr. A. E. Taylor demonstrated "Malarial Hematozoa," and showed a specimen of "Thrombosis in the Pulmonary Artery." The eight cases with malarial organism had lived all their lives in the middle of the city. The thrombosis occurred in a child 12 days old. It was firmly driven in the pulmonary artery. There were marked edema and cyanosis before death. Dr. T. S. Westcott exhibited a specimen of uricacid deposit removed from the urethra. It was as large as a lead-pencil and held in by a small meatus The patient had had great trouble in passing water for some time. He would pass in a needle to keep a small opening in the urethra open. He came into the hospital with retention and the urine was slowly removed. He had syphilis 25 years before. Dr. F. A. Packard exhibited a specimen of tubercular laryngitis with a large abscess cavity, apparently tubercular, in the larynx, and a small one in trachia above the bifurcation. There was very slight involvement of the lung, only one small nodule. Dr. William H. Ford, president of the Board of Health, has petitioned the City Council to convert the Lazaretto into a hospital for tubercular patients. The buildings and grounds have been advertised for sale, as they were no longer needed by the city. The grounds are large and building well adapted for this purpose, with little expense to the city. Dr. Ford gave an exhaustive argument of the ravages of tuberculosis and the necessity of isolating these cases. The average mortality from tuberculosis in Philadelphia for the last...show more

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  • Paperback | 898 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 45mm | 1,569g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514920
  • 9781236514929