The Medical News Volume 3-4

The Medical News Volume 3-4

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ... these must be duly included in the j treatment. Thus many and important varieties, which defy our definitions when we attempt to reduce them to nosological arrangement, become intelligible and tractable when we analyze the elements of the disease, and consider the mode in which it has been produced. Let us take the cases in illustration, some of which I will quote from memory. One occurred some time ago in D. W., aged 51, admitted on the 25th of February, and discharged cured on the 15th of March. It was Published Monthly by LEA BLANCHARD, Philadelphia, at One Dollar a year, and sent Gratuitously to all subscribers of the American Journal of the Medical Sciences, who remit the annual subscription, Five Dollars, in advance. See Prospectus in full on the Supplement to the Number for February. fly-In no case will this work be sent unless the money is paid in advance. This should pay postage as one newspaper. Vol. IV.--2 the case of an old drunkard, who carried his vocation in his face, --the face that Shakspeare has so well described; I am not going to quote him, but I shall define it more technically by saying that he had a face red with acne rosacea and tuberculata; blear eyes; the heavy stupid look of a sot; general tremor of the body; great weakness and exhaustion; lowness of sprits, with disturbed sleep, and horrible dreams. His was not a case where the nervous cerebral or vascular excitement was high; the former existed, but in low degree: the latter had passed into a state of exhaustion. The secreting functions were deficient, particularly that of the liver, and required extra treatment besides that ordinarily employed for delirium tremens, and which I shall mention by and by. The nutritive function was particularly defective; he had more

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