Southern Medical Record Volume 9

Southern Medical Record Volume 9

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...a chair; appetite and digestion good; very little discomfort had been experienced night or day. He was a healthy-looking young man, but was said to have had for several years a chronic cough. But here I will introduce the notes of the case, reported by Dr. Jno. W. Failing, the attending physician. Case. A. J. M., age 18. Primary casualty: Knife wounds or stabs in back, i to 2 o'clock, p.m. April nth, 1879. Secondary effect: Traumatic trismus. Result: Death from convulsions, 9 o'clock a.m., April 26th. 1879. Notes.--April nth, 2 p.m. Found patient with two stabs of knife; one over the centre of the inferior part of the left scapula, superficial length inch; depth, penetrating the scapular bone; direction, perpendicular to the surface; hemorrhage, slight. The other stab, an inch to the left and slightly below the sixth dorsal vertebra, about the same length, superficially, as the first, with an irregularity or nich apparently caused by a twist of the knife in withdrawingit; direction, anteriorly, slightly downwards and to the right: hemorrhage severe and very obstinate. I was informed that i( to inches of the knife-bird: was brol e 1 off, and supposed to be in one of the wounds, but was unable to find it; patient was sinking rapidly from shock and hemorrhage; pulse, from 4 to 45. Checked hemorrhage and endeavored to rally patient, and dressed wounds with cold water. Patient passed a sleepless night: pulse rising to 70. April 12th. Patient rallied considerably by morning; pulse 80, but ithready; had passed no urine, (lave cathartic pill, comp., one every 4 to 6 hours, anddecoc. scoparii. Passed urine at 12 m.: rested easier Airing remainder of day and night; pulse fuller and regular. April 13th. Continued restless with but little sleep: more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123661481X
  • 9781236614810