Erysipelas and Child-Bed Fever

Erysipelas and Child-Bed Fever

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ... of Carrollton, resided six miles from the infected district and visited it daily, administering to the afflicted inhabitants.' At the same time, he was engaged in a large obstetrical practice at home, yet not a single case of peritonitis occurred among his patients during the prevalence of the epidemic. One case, however, was developed and proved fatal in his neighborhood, and a milo farther removed from the infected region. The patient was attended by a midwife, upon whose wrist there was a small scratch, which subsequentl7 became erysipelatous." Hydrography, Topography, Geology, and Climate of Montgomery County. Epidemics from its Settlement up to 1854. Transactions of the American Medical Association, Vol. VII, 1854, p. 304. In 1844, there was an epidemic of erysivelas near Alexandersvillein the Miami river; in 1847, at Germantown. These epidemics are spoken of by Gary; and, in addition, another epidemic on the east side of the Miami river, in the northern part of the count., in the autumn of 1852. In Shelby county, erysipelas prevailed as an epidemic in May, 1851, and the winters of 1851 and 1852 (M. T. Carey, of Sidney, Ohio, quoted by H. G. Cary, of Dayton). In Highland county, Dr. Sams, of Hillsboro, states: "During the past winter (1852), erysipelas has prevailed to a considerable extent" (quoted by Carey). In Belmont county, Dr. West, of St. Clairsville, writes that, " During the years 1851 and 1852, this disease has occurred at various times as an epidemic" (quoted by Cary). A previous epidemic, in this same-county, in 1833. is mentioned by Drake (loc. cit.)--also, epidemics of erysipelas occurring in Preble county, 1836; Meigs county, 1845-46; Brown county, 1848-49; Miami Valley, 1842-43. Others might be...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236591771
  • 9781236591777