Notes on the Theory and Practice of Veterinary Medicine; The Basis of a Series of Lectures Delivered to the Students of the Grand Rapids Veterinary College

Notes on the Theory and Practice of Veterinary Medicine; The Basis of a Series of Lectures Delivered to the Students of the Grand Rapids Veterinary College

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...bronchioles causing atelectasis. As a result of this there is chronic. interstitial inflammation of the lungs. 4--In bronchiectasis the walls of the bronchioles break down, and there is formed a large cylindrical sack, which retains this fluid. In some instances there is formed around this sack a strong membrane and the contents calcify, forming the so-called lung stones. 4--Squills. 5 '--Intertracheally injections of: R Creosote, M. IO Alcohol, M. I0 V'ater, M, 5 Give at one dose intertracheally. BRONCHIAL CROUP. Cnourous BRONCHITIS. This in an'inflammation of the mucous membrane of the bronchi with the formation of false membranes. It is usually due to: I--The so-called catching cold. 2--Sudden changes in temperature. 3--The inhalation of foreign bodies. 4--Mechanical and chemical irritation. 5--In the ox this is due to a specific infection. 6--It may appear as a symptom of an infectious disease. S, vmptoms:, I--These come on very suddenly with general symptoms, exhaustion, weakness, coughing and anorexia. 2--The symptoms are very severe from the first. 3--The characteristic symptom is high grade dyspnoea, which usually becomes severe. 0 4--On auscultation there may be heard rattling and snoring tones, 5--The cough in this disease is very painful. 6--Croupous'.masses, inches and feet long, are expelled yvhile 'coughing. 7--By layi.ng the hand on thetrachea, vibrationsare felt, (fremitus). 8--The visible mucous membranes are cyanotic. The course is very short. 2 to 3 days with recovery or death due to asphyxia. Prognosis: The prognosis is unfavorable. Mortality 25%. Post M ortenz A ppearanccs: I--The mucous membrane of the trachea'and' bronchi is injected, swollen and covered with false membranes, about Q" inch in...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236779304
  • 9781236779304