Medical Record Volume 6

Medical Record Volume 6

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ... uterus contained several good-sized fibromata, onc. which encroached very considerably upon the ca- J of the organ. He was inclined to the belief tbat m latter condition of things had not a little to do in wing iag about the miscarriages referred to., g Dn. Loomis had seen a woman go to fuh term hal a multiple fibromata of the uterus, as did also Dr. Chamberlain. In the latter case the woman died of some other disease, and seventeen distinct tumors were found, but they were almost all subperitoneal. HVPERTROPnV OF nEART. Da. Fin-nell exhibited a second specimen--an hypert'ophied heart removed from the body of a baker aged 3ii. He was never known to have had rheumatism, and was considered to be a fine healthy man. His death was very sudden, and occurred while he was bending over his trough and kneading dough. The heart was found much hypertrophied and considerably dilated, the left ventricle being mainly affected. The mitral valve contained calcareous patches, and the margins of the aortic valves were much thickened. The heart weighed twenty-four ounces. The verdict was death from heart disease. In answer to a question, he stated that the brain had not been examined. inE IIABILITT OF LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES. Four vears ago the employer of this man presented hi n with a life insurance policy of a thousand dollars, and the question came up whether the company could contest the widow's claim on the plea that the applicant was diseased at the time the insurance was taken. Dr. Sands thought that such a step, if it were taken, would establish a dangerous precedent. If the applicant applied in good faith, and passed the necessary medical examination, the insurance should be paid. If there was any responsibility connected with the transection it...show more

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  • Paperback | 660 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,161g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236596889
  • 9781236596888