Therapeutic Notes Volume 28-32

Therapeutic Notes Volume 28-32

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...and acid sodium phosphate 1.30 grms. t.i.d. During the course of the injection the patient usually experiences a sensation of warmth in the mouth, followed by a feeling of heat generally over the body. This sensation lasts for several seconds and is usually followed by a sedative effect. It is well to advise the patient beforehand as to the sensation he may experience so that he may feel no uneasiness. In eleven of these cases the pain subsided absolutely within one-half hour, and in the remainder it had disappeared within two hours after the in jection. The temperature is immediately affected in that it falls rapidly. CASE REPORTS. The following case histories are typical of the results obtained. Case./.--M. A. C. has had gonorrhea 18 years, during which time he has had repeated attacks of epididymitis; he thinks seven attacks. Each attack kept him in bed from two to four weeks. This gentleman was a patient of Dr. Carlos Leiva, who sent him to the hospital on the evening of July 11, 1923. At 7:45 P.m. he received one-quarter grain of morphine, being in great pain. The dose was repeated at 10 o'clock. The patient was unable to sleep and had ice-bags applied to the scrotum. At 8 A.m. on the morning of the 12th he was given 5 cc of a 10-per-cent solution of calcium chloride. The pain immediately subsided, the temperature, pulse and respiration dropping. He received one more injection on the 14th and on the 16th was discharged from the hospital. Case s.--C. J. had had discharge for eight days. Three days after the testicle became swollen and very painful. Temperature 102.1. I saw him at his home. He was in great pain, unable to stand the weight of bed.clothes. I gave him an injection and left the house. About one hour and a half later more

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