The Schott Methods of the Treatment of Chronic Diseases of the Heart; With an Account of the Nauheim Baths, and of the Therapeutic Exercises

The Schott Methods of the Treatment of Chronic Diseases of the Heart; With an Account of the Nauheim Baths, and of the Therapeutic Exercises

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... 7. Course V. December, 1894--February, 1895. Bofore, 22nd bath. Course XIII. November, 1397, to January, 1898. Before. she returned to Nauheim for a second course, and on her return I was unable to detect either the basic or apex bruit, and the heart was fully competent. In the middle of November a severe access of influenza, unaccompanied by catarrh, and the whole incidence of which appeared to be on the heart and nerve centres, was followed by a return of the bruits and incompetence." A course of exercises was followed by the establishment of a fair measure of compensation, with cardiac competence and a return to rather more than the former measure of health and activity. A further access of influenza in 1894 necessitated another course of treatment at Nauheim in the summer of that year. From that time the heart has never suffered dilatation or incompetence; but the lithsemic tendency has never been overcome, and, two or three times a year, has culminated in such severe articular pain, with periosteal inflammation of portions of the cranial bones, the clavicles, the iliac crests, and sacroiliac synchondroses, that, other remedies failing, the patient has sought and found relief in successive courses of baths and exercises, at one time in Nauheim and at another in London, according to convenience and the season of the year. From the time of their recurrence, above reported, the murmurs have persisted and scarcely varied in intensity. Case 8. Apex Systolic Bruit extending to the Left Sternal Margin.--A patient of Dr. J. Lumsden Propert (in conjunction with whom each of the following observations was made), twenty-seven years of age, was a tall man with a chest proportionately somewhat narrow, who found himself to be debarred from active...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236641328