Excerpt from The Montreal Medical Journal, 1892, Vol. 20: A Monthly Record of Medical and Surgical Science
State on admission - The patient makes water every few minutes, during both night and day, but especially often at night. The urine is alkaline in reaction, thick, and deposits pus and phosphates on standing. On making a local examination, the perineum was found to be torn to within half an inch of the anus. The cervix and uterus were normal. The sound only passed four inches into the bladder, and the meatus urinarius was very tender.
Treatment - This consisted in washing out the bladder once a day with a warm solution of carbolic acid (1 together with internal medication, giving belladonna, hyoscyamus, buchu, and half an ounce of a saturated solution of boracic acid three times a day.
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