Medical Brief Volume 11

Medical Brief Volume 11

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...and pain. I would suggest careful dieting and counter irritation over the stomach; also suggest preparation of lactopeptine, strychnia and bismuth. I had great confidence in the remedy, having used it for several years with satisfactory success. It is put np by the pharmaceutical association of New York, and given in teaspoonful doses three times a day. Will also suggest to Warren P. Watson, February Brief, page 84, that I think your diagnosis correct. Your patient is certainly suffering from rheumatism. Would suggest treatment: Frequent application of blisters to the sacrum and the daily use of electric bath to the lower extremities as hot as the patient can have before going to bed at night, and 'the pole of the battery to be applied to the spine, the other in the water; to be continued at least thirty minutes. W. J. Reeves, M. D. Calhoun, 6a. I For the Brief.l Cellular Cutaneous Erysipelas. Editor Medical Brief: --0. M. Humston, M. D., of Campbellsburg, Ky., wishes a permanent cure for phlegmonous or cellular cutaneous erysipelas. I do not know that there is anything permanent, in the sense of cure, for the same causes acting, that first produced the disease, will again cause its return, unless prophylactics are used. The doctor wishes a good remedy, and I will give him one which served me well in a like case, and the disease has not returned for over two years. It had, prior to my treatment, returned every February from the 15th to the 25th. Now, Brother Humston, this is the remedy: B. Potass. Iodide 20 grains. Aquae 4 ounces. Dissolve, then add tinct. ferri chloridi, one drop at a time, till the solution has a deep red color. Give a teaspoonful every two or four hours. As a prophylactic two or three times a day, beginning one or more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236913507
  • 9781236913500