International Record of Medicine and General Practice Clinics Volume 62

International Record of Medicine and General Practice Clinics Volume 62

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...August 8th, and in a similar position on the right side on August 26th. The solution was injected daily into the larynx, and spraying of a two-per-cent. menthol solution was admin The istered four times a day. Even before this local treatment had time to become in any way efiectivc--in fact, before it was used--the patient began to improve, the temperature declining and the respirations diminishing in frequency. The throat symptoms improved, and the patient felt far more comfortable. On August 9th the right arytaenoid became more swollen, and for ten days the condition of the larynx was somewhat worse, and this was due, I think, to the development of a perichondritis. Since that time she has gradually improved, until at the present time the throat gives her far less trouble. It is interesting to note the gradual diminution of temperature. From an evening temperature of 104' it has descended to 102, showing almost as marked a decrease as in the fourth week of typhoid fever. While the patient's condition is still serious, I think it will be admitted that the six weeks of serum treatment have resulted favorably and that the promise is fairly good. Cass VIl.--Mr. H. O. B., of Griggsville, Ill., was referred to me by Dr. Cale on July 23d. For eighteen months more or less hoarseness had been present, unaccompanied by pain until within the past three weeks; he was just beginning to have slight difiiculty in swallowing. Cough quite severe, expectoration muco-purulent. He had had night sweats, but they had been absent for some time. The only tuberculosis in his family was in the case of his father, who died at fifty, of pulmonary tuberculosis. Microscopical examination showed abundant tubercle bacilli. E.ra'/nination qf the Nose and...
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  • Paperback | 856 pages
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  • English
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