Congressional Edition Volume 5106

Congressional Edition Volume 5106

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...of destruction of tissue. Or disseminated fibroid deposits. No serious complications. Class III. Far advanced. Marked impairment of functions, local and constitutional. Localized consolidation intense. Or disseminated areas of softening. Or serious complications. Class IV. Acute miliary tuberculosis. CLASSIFICATION ON DISCHARGE SHOWING THE RESULT OF TREATMENT. Progressive (unimproved). All essential symptoms and signs unabated or increased. Improved. Constitutional symptoms lessened or entirely absent; physical signs improved or unchanged; cough and expectoration with bacilli usually present. Arrested. Absence of all constitutional symptoms; expectoration and bacilli may or may not be present; physical signs stationary or retrogressive; the foregoing conditions to have existed for at least two months. Apparently cured. All constitutional symptoms and expectoration with bacilli absent for a period of three months; the physical signs to be those of a healed lesion. Cured. All constitutional symptoms and expectoration with bacilli absent for a period of two years under ordinary conditions of life. The following table shows the results obtained in treatment of all cases of pulmonary tuberculosis which were present one month or more: The advantages of sanatorium treatment can not be fairly tested in cases which reach a fatal termination shortly after admission nor in those of patients whose stay has been brief. The following table shows the result of treatment in all cases of pulmonary tuberculosis which remained six months or more: Forty-eight deaths occurred in the year 1905. Of these, two resulted from abscess of the liver. The remainder were from tuberculosis, 45 dying of pulmonary tuberculosis complicated or uncomplicated by tuberculosis...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236979249
  • 9781236979247