Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences Volume 1888

Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences Volume 1888

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...23 per cent. rule, it will be nil. At present, 10 to 18 per cent., with In family practice.. 1 per cent. remarkable oscillations. In consultation prac-tice, .... 3-4 per cent. In military practice, . 4 per cent. In hospital practice, . 5 per cent. Without great fluctuation. He claims that Glaser and his followers are wrong in that (1z) they have confused a faulty antipyretic method with the true cold-water treatment; (b) that they have attacked the cold-water treatment and pronounced an unfavorable judgment upon it without having understood it; (c) that they ascribe to the expectant treatment results that in fact it does not possess. He then sets out to give the points of his cold-water treatment, and to show the medical world that it is something entirely different from what the professors of Berlin, Gottingen and Hamburg think; and he quotes from the statistics of the Prussian Army reports from April 1, 1879 to March 31, 1881: "With reference to the treatment of typhoid fever, the cold-water treatment of Brand is very generally used in the army, with the exception of some few small hospitals, whose mortality is not of suflicient importance to modify the general result. The mortality from typhoid fever from 1820 to 1844 was 25.8 per cent. From 1868 to 1874, with the exception of the years of actual field service, 15 per cent." In the year 1874 were treated 2735 cases with 329 dc-aths:12 per cent. " 1875 3620 c 408--=10.9 1876 " 2747 " 298 =10.s " " 1877 2081 206 " = as-' " 1878 " 2112-" 190 = so " 1870 1141 163--: 9.4 1880 2534 " 220 = 8.-Brand cites cases showing that in the employment of the systematic treatment by cold water, complications need not cause anxiety; more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236895568
  • 9781236895561