The London Medical Gazette, Vol. 8

The London Medical Gazette, Vol. 8 : Being a Weekly Journal of Medicine and the Collateral Sciences; April 2, 1831, to September 30, 1831 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The London Medical Gazette, Vol. 8: Being a Weekly Journal of Medicine and the Collateral Sciences; April 2, 1831, to September 30, 1831 State If the Digestive Apparatus. Uneasiness about the epigastrium; pains ih the bowels, acute, and princi pally felt ih the region between the umbilicus and the xyphoid cartilage, and not increased by pressure; sinking of the belly burning thirst; stools re markable for their excessive frequency (perhaps from sixty to eighty in the course of the four-and-twenty hours); repeated vomitings, but not so nume rous as the dejections (a circumstance which marks the distinction between epidemic and artificial cholera). As the disorder proceeds, the vomitings subside. The tongue presents us with nothing remarkable. Circulatory apparatus.-the pulse is sunken the blood seems to retreat from the surface of the body. The skin is pale and icy; the nose and lips gene rally are of a livid bluish tint; and some observers have remarked that the blood abstracted by venesection resem bles a black thick oil. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 892 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 45mm | 1,170g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 117 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243186932
  • 9780243186938