A Review of the Diseases of Dutchess County, from 1809 to 1825; Also an Essay on a Disease of the Jaw-Bones

A Review of the Diseases of Dutchess County, from 1809 to 1825; Also an Essay on a Disease of the Jaw-Bones

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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. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...all agree." During my practice, I have had a few mild sporadic cases of this affection, such I believe as generally occur in the country. They have yielded to moderate bleeding, purging, sudorifics, anodynes, &c. 1 have been well informed, that in the southern parts of the county it has lately prevailed with a good deal of frequency and much fatality. What proportion have been cured or died, or what mode of treatment has been pursued, 1 have been unable to ascertain. Since the beginning of this year it has appeared, and exhibited almost an epidemic character near my residence, attended with such violence and pain as is attributed to the most malignant cases. It is considered an active inflammatory dis-Diathesis, ease by Denman, Gordon, Hey, and Armstrong, of Europe; by James, Bard, Hosack, and Francis, of our own country. Burns and some others have their doubts on that subject; out of which probably proceeds Burns' vacillating mode of treatment, when he says, "I find it much easier to say what remedies have failed, than what have done good." He evidently labours under a mind of typhoid association, and is one of those who furnish the disastrous reports of those who consider the disease of a typhoid character. At the present day, I believe, and in our climate especially, there is, or ought to be, but little diversity of opinion on that subject. By taking a view of pathoior. what may be considered the true pathology of the disease, it will farther exhibit its inflammatory nature. The uterus and surrounding vessels after labour, are in a lax, dilated, and irritable state; and this may not be improperly termed a state of predisposing debility. This being the state of the parts, the blood flows into them in inordinate quantities, ...show more

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