Chicago Medical Recorder Volume 7

Chicago Medical Recorder Volume 7

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ... R. Le Count, Frank Montgomery, and D. D. Bishop. On motion of Dr. Murdock they were unanimously elected to membership. The applications of Drs. E. F. Gavin, A. Dean Bevan, C. A. Parker, and I. W. Brown, were read and referred to the censors. Dr. E. P. MURDOCK presented a CASE OF INCIPIENT PHTHISIS TREATED BY ozoNE. I only report this case to bring forward what was said ata previous meeting on the treatment by ozone, not that the patient is cured, or we have any definite results, but the symptoms have been so markedly modified that I want to call the attention of the society to the matter. As I am experimenting extensively with this treatment, and believe that one man cannot do as well as many, I want to get the judgment of other members of the society on the treatment with ozone and get them to make some clinical observations. It is a new departure in some respects, because although the subject of antisepsis in medicine and surgery has received the attention of the profession for the last twenty years more than any other subject of the century, yet it is a fact that all of the antiseptics we have so far are either solids or liquids and we have not been able to use any of them in the air passages. With ozone, as we are able to produce it now, we can destroy germs without the least difficulty. The patient whom I introduced to you to-night has been under treatment for six or eight months with the various medications used in insipient phthisis, but with little if any benefit; in fact he seemed to grow worse. He lost fourteen pounds in five months and suffered with a continuous fever, and during the last nine weeks has had nightsweats and a severe cough. Upon examination a profuse supply of the bacteria of tuberculosis was found in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911717
  • 9781236911711