An International System of Electro-Therapeutics

An International System of Electro-Therapeutics

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...introduce the sound farther than one and a half inches. I then turned on the current, when, to my surprise, the sound slipped in a distance of five inches. This was the first time I had observed what had been known already for a long time, --that the negative current had a marked dilating influence on a stenosed canal. After sixty-five applications she was discharged cured of her fibroid and her dysmenorrheea, and six months later Dr. Jeanotte reported to me that menstruation was regular like a healthy girl's and absolutely free from pain, never having had a dose of morphine since commencing the treatment. I have since heard that she has remained well ever Blnce. Case III.--Miss B. Endometritis, menorrhagla, and dysmenorrhoja, cured by eight applications of the positive pole, which I employed in this case on account of the haemorrhage. Case IV.--Failure with rapid dilatation repeated twice, cured by seven applications of negative galvanism. Mrs. T., aged 25, began to menstruate at the age of 12, was regular every four weeks and lasted three days, but has always been, from the very beginning, terribly painful. She has been married two years, but has never been pregnant. I performed rapid dilatation a year ago according to Goodell's method, gradually extending the blades of his Instrument during twenty minutes until they registered the distance of an Inch and a half at the ends of the blades in the uterus. The next period was even more painful; so before the next one I again dilated the uterus to the full extent of the Instrument and endeavored to Introduce a glass stem-pessary, but owing to the rapid and powerful contraction of the internal os I was unable to do so. In January of this year she returned worse than ever, and I therefore gave her an..show more

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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,016g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628357
  • 9781236628350