Lectures, Clinical and Didactic, on the Diseases of Women

Lectures, Clinical and Didactic, on the Diseases of Women

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...These persons have brought on indigestion, and a depraved state of the nutritive function by eating irregularly and immoderately, by drinking too much wine and spirits, and developing an irritable, nervous temperament that has predisposed to this species of cachexia. It sometimes follows excessive loss of blood, as in hemorrhage from abortion, and may be due to too prolonged lactation. Treatment.--When there is reason to believe that uterine ulceration proceeds from, or is perpetuated by some digestive derangement, it is of the-first importance to Dpet, retche indigestin correct that disorder, whatever it may be. For this purpose the diet should be carefully prescribed, such aliment being chosen as can be most readily digested and assimilated. Albuminous articles are preferable. Lean meats, milk, the white of eggs, oysters and fish in their season, good bread, rice and farinaceous food, afford a sufficient variety. Fruits will furnish the vegetable acid, which is sometimes an excellent antidote to this cachexia. In case of indigestion, peaches, apples, pears and cherries should be cooked before eating them. This is especially true if they must be procured from the market. It is also desirable in this class of cases to husband the resources of the patient's system as much as possible, by closing any drain which may be exhausting her little stop any ram. stock of strength. Haemorrhage, too excessive or prolonged lactation, diarrhoea, leucorrhoea, night sweats, copious expectoration, or diuresis, may need to be remedied before you prescribe for the ulceration itself. Fresh air, sunlight, diversion of the mind, and the cultivation of a good morale, are as requisite here as elsewhere. The class of remedies most frequently indicated are arsenicum alb., ...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490533
  • 9781236490537