Southern Medical Record Volume 8

Southern Medical Record Volume 8

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...Lister's method; the non-use of ligatures and sutures a frequent cause of septic mischief; and last, though not least, its simplicity and astonishing results. I confess I have had few opportunities of testing the merits of my plan of treatment, but the whole process is based upon such scientific principles that I dare hope that it will be essayed by many, and the result honestly reported.--Med. and Surg. Rep. EXOPTHALMIA TREATED BY GALVINIZATION In the Gaceta Medica Italiana, Dr. D'Ancona relates the case of a woman, aged nineteen, suffering for two years, the symptoms being well marked. In spite of all kinds of treatment she had arrived at such a stage of cachexia that her life was despaired of. At length galvanization with ten elements of Stohrer's portable battery was tried; and on finding that it was followed by rapid signs of amelioration, it was persevered in for five months. During this time one hundred seances, lasting from three to five minutes each, were given to the patient. She gained thirty pounds in weight; her face lost its paleness, and regained its natural color; the exopthalmia disappeared almost completely, as well as the enlargement of the thyroid body, and the pulse fell from 130 to 90, menstruation was restored, and in every respect the health of the patient was entirely re-established.--Medical & Surgieal Reporter. SYPHILIS TRANSMITTED BY VACCINATION. It is reported that in a small village near Frankfurt en the Oder, twenty-six children were vaccinated from a vaccinifer, subsequently found to be the victim of hereditary syphilis. Twelve are said to have escaped infection, while the remainder suffered from constitutional disease.--Gazz. Med. Hal. Lomb. OVARIOTOMY. A correspondent of the Clinic writes that in the...
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  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893638
  • 9781236893635