Cyclopaedia of the Practice of Medicine

Cyclopaedia of the Practice of Medicine

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...2 were women, and 11_me"t'iv()hnwto bears out the observation that the male sex has a greater dl P5' 35 to leuczemia than the female. With regard to age, in ten cases it V83an 0 45 years, in two children from 9 to 13, in one case in 9 Young mi 1911. 19. The statistics show that hemorrhage may occur in all formsdlilsease, cwmia; neither any fixed age, sex, long or short duration of til: hem insures against hemorrhage. The nose is the most frequent sea oxmn orrhage, though it may occur in any part of the body, Olther e or internal. Bousfield reports the presence in the blood of irregular gfflilififfi masses of considerable size, protoplasmic in their nature (as shownewhat the fact of their exhibiting slight amoeboid movements), and 50m cylindrical in shape. They are not found in every case. _ f "Owing A very good illustration of the danger from hemorrhage is the 0 cut 3 case: n the summer and autuinn of 1877, Mosler had under trcatm Sort, Patient fl'0m Finland, With advanced splenic lenceemia. A8 "last lie" to wearied out with his disease, he wished to try splenot0IT1S'-Peat-wn_ whom he had written and Mosler both advised flgainst the 09?" The hemorrhagic diathesis, which had previously been only surmised, was shown by a profuse hemorrhage following the artificial opening of a perineal abscess. All styptics were ineffective and digital compression had to be applied for many hours before the hemorrhage ceased. Death, resulted from spontaneous intra-abdominal hemorrhage in the middle of January, 1878. Mosler also reports the favorable influence of quinine with Schwalbach water in a case of lymphatic leucaemia; three to six gob, lets were taken daily; the tumors of the glands became...show more

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  • Paperback | 334 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 599g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817478
  • 9781236817471