Pediatrics Volume 5-6

Pediatrics Volume 5-6

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...THE ETIOLOGY OF HELENA NEONATORUM. L. Fischer Munch. Med. Wochenschr, 1897, lxiv.,504). The following case having a favorable termination was reported: Marie M. was born on March 2S, 1.S92, at three o'clock A.m. The labor was normal and without instrumental interference. The mother had previously given birth to two children. During the day the baby was given a few teaspoonsful of sweetened water, nevertheless it had three attacks of vomiting during the night of March 28 to March 29, the vomited matter was congealed blood, and the quantity each time about one childrenspoonful. During the morning of March 29 there occurred four bloody stools at intervals of one to one and a half hours; the blood discharged with the first stool was thick and dark, that of the succeeding ones was fluid and of a lighter color. Fischer first saw the child at noon. Its appearance was exceedingly pale and weak, of a waxy color, and cool, the pulse was much accelerated and hardly perceptible. He ordered the administration of a few teaspoonsful of warm chamomile tea, the body and extremities to be enveloped in warm flannel, and cold applications, frequently renewed, to be made to the abdomen. He also gave: Liquor ferri sesquichlorat 0.5 (7 minims) Mucil. salep 100.0 (334" ounces) M Sig.--One coffeespoonful to be given every hour. The child became somewhat brighter, and towards evening took the breast for a short time. Toward five o'clock P.m. another light-colored bloody stool occurred. During the night of March 30 one more bloody passage of a darker color and pappy consistency took place, but from this time on no more blood was passed either by mouth or anus. The medicine, however, was continued for two days. The infant, which was now regularly nursed at the breast, more

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