Observations and Inquiries Into the Nature and Treatment of the Yellow Fever, in Jamaica and at Cadiz

Observations and Inquiries Into the Nature and Treatment of the Yellow Fever, in Jamaica and at Cadiz

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...the history and treatment of the disease, as I copied it from the prescription book of Mr. Renny, Assistant Surgeon to the Forces. "Samuel Mason, aetat. 20, was admitted into "hospital November 6th, 1810, and complained "of pain in the head, chiefly of the forehead, and "a feeling of stiffness, approaching to pain of the "knees and ossa femorum. His looks dull and "languid, his skin preternaturally hot; his pulse "quick and full, but not hard; his tongue is "furred with a white crust and dry; he feels no "nausea, but has little appetite: says he has been "sickish two days, and has had no motion of his bowels during that time. "R Calomel, grs. v. "Pulv. rbab. grs. xv. M. fiat pulvis statim sumendus. I "Vespere. Is nearly in the same state as be"fore, and has had no stool, the purgative remedy "having failed to produce a motion. "R Magnes. vitriol. Jj. statim sumend. et si alvus non rite "solutusfueritin hora, capiat -ger alteram. "November 7th. Appears rather better this "morning: the purge operated favourably, "having produced several copious motions. The "patient says he feels himself much better, and "that he has at present no pain; but his coun"tenance has an appearance of anxiety and rest"lessness; and the crust which covers his tongue "has become of a dark brown colour, approach"ing to black; bis pulse is less quick and less "full than yesterday, and his skin is much cooler; "his appetite, however, is now much impaired, "and his thirst is great. "R Kali pp. grs. xv. "Acet distillat. Jj. "Aq. menth. pip. 5j. sacchar. com. q. s.M. f. haustus "quart, quaq. hor. sum. et bibat...show more

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  • English
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