A Critical Exposure of the Ignorance and Mal-Practice of Certain Medical Practitioners [&C.]. to Which Is Affixed, a Commentary on the Cases of C. Cashin and Mrs. Lloyd, with Testimonials

A Critical Exposure of the Ignorance and Mal-Practice of Certain Medical Practitioners [&C.]. to Which Is Affixed, a Commentary on the Cases of C. Cashin and Mrs. Lloyd, with Testimonials

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...proof that mine was a consumption, I should state, that 1 have lost my mother in a consumption, and the medical attendants stated that it was a consumption; and I have lost my sister in a consumption, and my brother in a consumption. Were all their symptoms like those which have affected you?--I cannot say; I have lost my mother, sister, and brother, all in a consumption. (By Dr. Thompson.) Did you expectorate freely before you applied to Mr. Long?--Not freely, because it pained me very much. It was not free. Was there a considerable quantity?--I used to bring up a great deal in the morning; I was very much troubled with a cough. Was there any appearance of blood?--I have seen blood about three times. Did you perspire during the night?--Very much; only during the last illness. Did you Spit up hard lumps?--1 certainly did; when I used to expectorate into the water it sunk to the bottom. You say, Mr. Long made an application to your temples?--Yes. Did that produce a fluid like new cream from your head?--I cannot say that it did. (By a Juror.) You live in North Bank?--Yes. That is a healthy spot. 1 am happy to see you look so well. You say that Mr. Long took the sponge in his hand and rubbed the part affected, and that that removed the skin from the place he applied it to?--Yes. Do you think, if he had taken the sponge and applied it to any part which was not affected, that it would likewise have removed the skin?--No, quite the contrary; the same application where I had pain took away the skin; but where I did not feel any pain, it took no more effect than a drop of cold water. (By Dr. Thompson.) Did the skin become of a dark brown colour?--No, the same application produced the sore and took away the inflammation, and removed the pain. As the...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236649079
  • 9781236649072