Army Medical Department Report for the Year 1874

Army Medical Department Report for the Year 1874

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...stations--Purfleet, and Tilbury Fort, where malarial fever is endemic. The Southern District, owes its high rate to the first of the two conditions stated. One death is returned as clue to remittent fever. Influenza.--The rate of prevalence of this disease for all groups together is nearly the same as that of the preceding year. It will be seen that the rates of prevalence of this disease differ greatly in the various Districts, that of the Chatham, being much higher than that of the Southern District; the differences are probably referable to the fact, that the numbers being small, the influence of individual views, in the matter of diagnosis, is likely to colour the results. Erysipelas--The rate of prevalence of this disease, for all Districts together, i9 1'8 per 1,000 lower than the rate of the precediug year; the greatest rate of prevalence is in the Eastern District. 37 admissions were returned in Woolwich Garrison; most of them occurred in the first and second quarters of the year. 1(5 admissions took place at Colchester Camp, where the prevalence of the disease had no very marked relation to season. Rheumatism.--Compared with the preceding, there is, in the present year, a fractional reduction in the rate of prevalence of this disease, for all Districts together. The rates of prevalence in the various Districts vary greatly, that of the Eastern, licing nearly three times higher than the lowest rate in the Channel Islands District, omitting this District because of its inconsiderable strength, it is more than twice as high as the rate of the Chatham District. The relation of the prevalence of rheumatism to locality in the various Military Districts may perhaps be best determined by taking for comparison the prevalence in them of the acute...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236561295
  • 9781236561299