The Southern California Practitioner Volume 1

The Southern California Practitioner Volume 1

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...or gangrene of the pancreas where it is found impossible to establish anterior abdominal fistula. XVII. Thorough drainage is indicated in cases of abscess and gangrene of the pancreas with diffuse burrowing of pus in the retro-peritoneal space. XVIII. Removal of an impacted pancreatic calculus in the duodenal extremity of the duct of Wirsung by taxis or incision and extraction should be practiced in all cases where the common bile-duct is compressed or obstructed by the calculus and death is threatened by cholaemia, XIX. In such cases, the principal source of danger, extravasation of bile in the peritoneal cavity, should be avoided by preliminary aspiration of the dilated bile-ducts, accurate closure of the visceral wound with fine silk sutures, and absolute physiological rest of the organs of digestion during the time required in the healing of the visceral wound.--Medical Times. Antipyrin resembles sodium salicylate in its action, and is recommended by Dr. Neumann (Berl. Klin. Woch.J for further trial in chronic rheumatism of the joints and in rheumatic neuralgia. Dr, A. Walker (Brit. Med. Jour., Nov. 7, 1885) has observed it in two cases of typhoid fever, to produce reduction of temperature to about normal, and good refreshing sleep for fiv- or six hours; 15 grains of the remedy were given at 9 P. M., and 7 grains each at 10 and 11 P. M. Antipyrin was also found useful to produce sleep in several cases of pyrexia in young children. Teaspoouful doses three times a day of the following mixture have been used by Dr. Dumolard in typhoid fever: Antipyrin 20, Jamaica rum 30, water 150, and sirup 150 grams. HEADACHE CUBED BY SALICYLATE OF SODItJM. The New York Medical Abstract quotes from the London Practitioner as follows: The action of...show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123666809X
  • 9781236668097