The Medical News Volume 33-34

The Medical News Volume 33-34

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...have occurred in succession, at long intervals, in houses and localities which have been most thoroughly subjected to the so-called "carbolic acid disinfection." Instances have been observed where unacclimated individuals, returning from the country before cold weather had put an end to the disease, and entering those districts of the city in which carbolic acid had been most lavishly employed as a "disinfectant," have been attacked by yellow fever. 4th. Yellow fever has followed its usual course, increasing up to a certain period, and then declining with the fall of temperature and ceasing with the appearance of frost. No connection has been traced between the decline and cessation of the disease and the amount of carbolic acid used for purposes of "disinfection."--New Orleans Med. and Surg. Journ., Nov. 1875. Prolonged Gestation.--Dr. Frank Wells records (Boston Med. and Surg. Journ., Dec 2, 1875) a case of this in which delivery took place 304 days from the date of sexual congress. The birth, which was a tedious one, necessitating the application of the forceps, was chiefly characterized by the almost entire absence of liquor amnii, only sufficient being discharged to make upon the sheet a stain of the size of a silver dollar. The child, which weighed eight and one-half pounds, looked as though it had been in a measure macerated in the amniotic fluid, its skin being loose and wrinkled, and the epidermis peeling off in strips. At this date (November, 1875), the child (a boy) is healthy and vigorous, and weighs eighteen and one-half pounds. Delegate! to the International Medical Congress, Philadelphia, 1876.--The Virginia State Medical Society has appointed the following delegates: L. S. Joynes, G. W....show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236933524
  • 9781236933522