Nashville Journal of Medicine and Surgery, 1875, Vol. 16 (Classic Reprint)

Nashville Journal of Medicine and Surgery, 1875, Vol. 16 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Nashville Journal of Medicine and Surgery, 1875, Vol. 16 E.' M colored, single, aged about 27 years, has no chil dren, but has miscarried three times, the last of which took place about nine months before her present illness. Her monthly periods have been irregular since that time, both in quantity and time of recurrence - sometimes every two weeks, then again going to full time; at times scanty, then again ex cessive, and always attended with pain. Previous to the last abortion, her general health was very good - she is a stout, well-formed woman. About two weeks before I saw her, the menstrual flow came on, and, as usual of late, was attended with some pain, and was excessive in quantity. After the discharge had lasted for two days, she took cold, from expo sure incident to her calling, which was that of wash-woman, the weather being at the time very cold. As a consequence, the discharge was suddenly checked, and the pain in the back and lower part of the abdomen, to which she was accustomed at such times, was greatly increased in severity. In order to bring about a return of the discharge, hot hip baths were taken, and some hot stimulating drinks, such as ginger-tea and the like, by the advice of friends. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 390 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 522g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024307770X
  • 9780243077700