The Medical Clinics of North America, Vol. 2

The Medical Clinics of North America, Vol. 2 : 1918-1919 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Medical Clinics of North America, Vol. 2: 1918-1919 When a patient Offers the histo Of a long-standing high blood-pressure he will be pronounced almost inevitably a case of chronic Bright's disease or of arteriosclerosis. This diagnosis will be in accordance with the generally accepted instruction of the last generation. If the patient's urine shows traces Of albumin and casts, hyaline or granular, the. Diagnosis will be chronic Bright's unless the physician, shrinking from pronouncing the doom of the pa tient or puzzled at the apparent well-being of a man or woman entertaining SO dire a condition, is led to call it chronic interstitial nephritis, although he knows authority would charge him with making a discrimination without a difference; still he feels a vague comforting difference in this discrimination. 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 more

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  • Paperback | 936 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 47mm | 1,225g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 221 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 024330286X
  • 9780243302864