Sketches of the Medical Schools of Paris

Sketches of the Medical Schools of Paris

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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. 1815 edition. Excerpt: ... all followed at i/Hona. Dieu, nor any other hospital. ciMofia-A woman, abotrt forty years old, suffered a jur of ihe J J Tpii'iog. fracture of the sternum, clavicle, and two ribs, and at the same time had a small portion of the right, parietal bone denuded, but without depression or fracture. She hatl no symptoms of concussion Or compression when brought to the hospital. Blood was taken from the arm three or four thnes during the first few days after the accident, and the woman appeared to be going on as weB as possible. At the end nf fifteen days, however, the wound assumed a bad appearance, and the patient began to experience shiverings, pain in the head, tinnitus aurium and occasional vomiting. These symptoms continued four days, when the patient was very.debilitated, with small quick pulse, anxious countenance, dry and dark coloured tongue, and a stomach unable to retain any thing taken into it. Dupuytren at this period applied the trepan, removed the bare discoloured portion of the parietal bone, and gave discharge to two or three tea-spoons full of pus, which was confined between the dura mater and cranium. The patient was relieved of all distressing symptoms, experienced no more shivering nts nor vomiting, slept well the next night, and soon recovered strength and health. The healing of the scalp was retarded by a slight exfoliation. witnessed two.other successful cases of tie-other cam of Trepan panning, in one of which there was fracture mns' with considerable depression, but no symptoms to urge the immediate performance of the ope-ration. The trephine seems to be scarcely ever used TJie only fatal case I saw of injury of the head was at I'Hospice de Perfectionnement. The patient was admitted on the twentieth of January, with fracture...
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  • Paperback | 40 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236593626
  • 9781236593627