Clinical Excerpts Volume 7

Clinical Excerpts 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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...by a dose of castor oil, which caused a complete checking of the diarrheal discharges and restored the normal stool in two days. Case 4.--Child, poorly nourished, two years of age. Diagnosis: Acute enteritis. Diarrhea w1th very offensive greenish-yellow stools, 14 to 16 evacuations daily. The diet was regulated, and after a purgative dose of castor oil, Tannopine in five grain powders was given every four hours. The stools became less frequent within twenty-four hours, and almost entirely devoid of offensive odor. The powders were continued for three days after, when the case was dismissed, the child being entirely well by this time. Case 5.--Child, three years and six months old. Diagnosis: Acute enteritis. When I was first consulted the patient was having yellowish-greenish stools every 15 to 2o minutes, and suffering from colicky pain in the abdomen; marked exhaustion was present. I administered repeated doses of camphorated tincture of opium to relieve the pain, and after having administered a purgative dose of calomel, 2 grains, sodium bicarbonate, 5 grains, pulv. ipecac, 1-5 grain, combined in a powder, Tannopine was given in five grain doses every three hours. The next day the stools were reduced to one every two hours. The second day the evacuations had lost their offensive odor and were only four in number, and on the third day were entirely normal, and the child was fully restored to health. Case 6.--Woman, 24 years of age. Diagnosis: Acute enteritis. The patient was attacked at night, after having partaken of a frugal supper, with abdominal colic and diarrhea, slight feverishness and vomiting. She had eight passages during the night, the stools being very offensive. To relieve the pain and colic a hypodermic injection of morphia..
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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236922050
  • 9781236922052