The Practitioner Volume 22

The Practitioner Volume 22

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ... month without any improvement ceased to attend; but a report was sent to the hospital three weeks afterwards to say that he was dead. Case III. was a more advanced one. B. B., a dark complexioned, anaemic-looking girl of fifteen years of age, had been out of health for nearly a year; she complained of slight cough, dyspnoea on exertion, loss of flesh and night sweats; the catarnenia had been arrested for twelve months. She came of a healthy family. Pulse 140, temp. 100. Tongue clean. On the right side there was dulness over the whole of the upper lobe, with largish moist crepitant rales both in front and behind. Chaulmoogra oil was ordered as in the two preceding cases, with gj of the mist. quinize c. acid nitro-hydroch. (Brn. H. P.) three times a day, and iodine was applied locally.' This patient complained of great difficulty in taking the oil on account of its rising and its unpleasant taste; she was however urged to continue it and professed to have done so for more than two months, at the end of which time she was rather worse 'than better. Mr. Henderson of Rickmansworth, under whose care she has subsequently been, writes to me: "She became so much worse that I had to keep her in bed the greater part of the severe weather. The oil seemed to produce so much sickness that I was compelled to alter the treatment." Case I V.--Oonsiderable improvement attended the use of the oil in this case. T. B., a clerk 17 years of age, with a good family history, had been ailing for six months with cough and expectoration night and morning, loss of flesh, and night sweats. Pulse and temp. normal, tongue coated. Right side resonance" diminished all over the front of the chest, with feeble breath, sound crepitation on...
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  • Paperback | 184 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236964915