The British and Foreign Medico-Chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery Volume 9

The British and Foreign Medico-Chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of Practical Medicine and Surgery Volume 9

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... and there is, consequently, far less mental and physical disturbance of the women during labour than in establishments where there is a clinique. Deaths, too, are known by the patients to be rare; and when they do occur they are carefully concealed from the cognizance of the other inmates; and indeed all sources of mental disquietude are sought to be avoided. Attention to cleanliness and ventilation also prevails. It is not, however, meant to be asserted that by these and other precautions puerperal fever can always be prevented; and indeed the town of Mayence seems to share the immunity of the hospital, as the oldest practitioners cannot call to mind the prevalence of an epidemic of this disease, even when large portions of the continent had been ravaged by it. The same immunity prevailed with respect to the cholera of 1832 ana 1849.--Neue Zeitschrift fiir Oeburlfkunde, vol. xxx. pp. 116--152. Revaccination in the Prussian Army, during 1850. There were 44,539 individuals revaccinated (33,466 of whom presented distinct marks of the former vaccination.) As the result of the revaccination--25,030 presented regular vesicles. 7,509 presented irregular vesicles. 12,000 manifested no effect. As a result-of vaccinating this 12,000 again--2355 furnished vesicles. 8766 remained unaffected. Among those successfully revaccinated, in this or former vears, there occurred 10 cases of varicella, 22 of varioloid, but uo example of variola. The 176 cases of the different forms of variola, observed in the entire army, during 1850, are thus distributed--76 cases (18 varicella, 52 varioloid, 6 variola) occurred in soldiers not revaccinated. 68 cases (20 varicella, 47 varioloid, 1 variola) in soldiers in whom revaccination failed. 32 cases (10 varicella, 22...show more

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  • 9781236661746