Antidiphtheritic Serum (Antitoxin); Clinical Reports of the Employment of Parke, Davis & Co.'s Product in Hospital, Municipal and Private Practice. Collated from Current Medical Literature

Antidiphtheritic Serum (Antitoxin); Clinical Reports of the Employment of Parke, Davis & Co.'s Product in Hospital, Municipal and Private Practice. Collated from Current Medical Literature

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... and edematous; remained in stupor throughout the night; did not know he had been brought to the hospital. Exudate covered both tonsils, adjacent walls of the uvula, left side of the pharynx and naso-pharynx; fetid breath; Loefller's bacillus and streptococci present. Ten cubic centimeters (100o units) anti-diphtheritic serum were injected one hour after admission, followed by a second dose six and a half hours later, and a third dose twenty hours after the second. Regular hospital treatment also. Ten hours after second inoculation, exudate had extended over soft palate and arches; general condition very much better; less pain on swallowing; much brighter. Twenty-four hours later herpes developed on cheeks; breathing much improved; membrane one inch square covering soft palate became loosened and was removed by the forceps; patient bright and talkative. Dec. 11, exudate entirely disappeared from left tonsil, uvula, and nasopharynx; small patch on right tonsil. Dec. 12, membrane in shreds on right tonsil, palate, and anterior pillar. Dec. 13, point of exudate on anterior pillar; remainder of throat clear. Dec. 14, five and a half days afteradmission, throat entirely clear; slight regurgitation of fluids; paralysis of the palate developed; voice affected; slight trace of albumin. Dec. 15, albumin disap Can 23.--B. R., girl, age nineteen years; admitted at n00n Dec. 8; temperature 1o4.8, pulse 128; twelve hours after onset. Had chill, dizziness, sleeplessness, dysphagia, anorexia; tonsils, uvula, soft palate, pillars, pharynx and nares covered with exudate; fetid breath; stupor and prostration; pure culture Loefiler bacilli. Patient was given a sponge bath, followed by regular hos pital treatment, together with antitoxin, 8 Cc. Six hours...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236990684
  • 9781236990686