Therapeutic Monthly Volume 1

Therapeutic Monthly 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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...upon sodium phosphate, 2 drams being given every day at first, and later 1 dram. The result was very favorable. The constipation was relieved, the nausea and vomiting ceased at once, and the area of cardiac dulness had distinctly diminished in the course of 10 days. The pulse rate diminished from 132 to a general average of about 90. Later she developed necrosis of the lower jaw, followed by a severe lymph adenitis, and finally a severe attack of tonsilitis accompanied by high fever, and an increase in the pulse rate to about 130. She passed through these conditions successfully, and 39 days after the treatment had been instituted the physical examination showed the following conditions. Von Graefe's symptom had entirely disappeared, there was slight tremor of the tongue, lips and hands, the thyroid glands were still enlarged, and the murmur and thrill were undiminished. The area of cardiac dulness had diminished slightly: the pulse was usually below 100: all the subjective symptoms had disappeared, and the patient had an excellent appetite, slept well and declared that she felt well. For a few days a small quantity of tincture of digitalis had been given without my knowledge, but this was soon discontinued, and apparently produced no effect. The second patient, a white woman, 33 years of age, had no significant family or previous history, until two years before, when she had tonsilitis and influenza. Six weeks before admission she had a second attack of tonsilitis. From this time her throat was sore, she had nausea and vomiting, and at times there were vertigo, palpitation, and extreme weakness, as well as cough with expectoration. The heart was not enlarged: the thyroids were not prominent: the eyes showed only slight exophthalma; but more

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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 603g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236642155
  • 9781236642158