Medical Record Volume 13

Medical Record Volume 13

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...to treat relatives at wholesale rates. (c)rtginal Cecturee. LECTURES ON TYPHOID FEVER. By ALONZO CLARK, M.D., PBOPT880B OF PATHOLOGY AND PRACTICAL MEDICINE IN THE COLLEGE or PHYSICIANS AND 8UROEON8 IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK. (Reported for The Medical Record.) TVTHOID FEVER--SYNONYMS--MODES OF PROPAGATION--LESIONS--SYMPTOMS. Lecture I. Gentlemen: --Our next topic is typhoid fever. This is the indigenous fever of New England and of this country, except where miasmatic fevers prevail. The disease in various places, and by various authors, has received the following names: --Louis called it "The Typhoid Affection." It has also been called "Abdominal Fever," "Abdominal Typhus," "Enteric Fever," "Heo-typhus," "Entero-mescnteric Fever," "Nervous Fever," "Autumnal Fever," "Continued Fever." "Pythogenic Fever," "Infantile Remittent Fever," and what has been called "Gastric Fever" is this same disease. MODES OF PROPAGATION. This disease occurs epidemically or sporadically. It is very common to hear that there is an epidemic of typhoid fever prevailing in some town not far away during the autumn or latter part of summer, and the epidemic commonly continues until cold weather arrives, with an occasional case during the winter. It is certainly communicable, in one way or another, from one person to another. I could give a large number of illustrations of this fact. Typhoid fever was prevailing in the town of Plymouth. A boy came from Plymouth to Mr. B.'s house, fourteen miles distant, and was there taken sick with typhoid fever. The disease ran its course in about four weeks, but hefore the boy began to recover, Mr. B., Mrs. B., and.show more

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  • Paperback | 574 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 1,012g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236988337
  • 9781236988331