The Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine; Comprising Treatises on the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Materia Medica and Therapeuties, Medical Jurispru

The Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine; Comprising Treatises on the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Materia Medica and Therapeuties, Medical Jurispru

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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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...and emaciated boy labouring under diabetes, 209 ounces of blood were drawn in twelve successive bleedings, the blood becoming changed from a dark grumous coagulura of loose texture to the thickest and firmest buff; and the strength of the body increased from feebleness hardly admitting of an erect posture, to a degree of vigour which enabled hiin to hold the plough for several hours a-day. It may afford a clearer conception of this condition, and shew the ability which the body acquires through bloodletting of bearing copious depletion, to present here a tabular view of the successive venesections practised in this case, with their amount, intervals, and the character of the blood drawn. Total ami. No. Date. Amount. Quality of at blood, eacn period. 1, Nov. 6, 12 oz. 12 oz. 2, 7, 14 26 3, 9, 17 43 4, 11, 14 57 5, 15, 17 buffy, 74 6, 18, 20 94 7, 20, 20 114 8, 25, 18 132 9, 27, 18 150 10, Dec. 13, 20 170 11, 20, 17 187 12, 29, 22 buffy, 209 In another case, of a weakly and delicate female, without any special disease or local ailment save painsirregularly alternating in the head and chest, 1 Oti ounces were taken at seven bleedings, with similar changes of blood, and as well-marked improvement of general strength. Such instances must be deemed conclusive of the fact that the state of constitution which we are endeavouring to illustrate has a real existence. In these cases the early symptoms were those of seeming debility; yet if this had been such as is generally...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236549570
  • 9781236549570