Transactions - Luzerne County Medical Society Volume 22
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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... severe case with brain tumor. Dr. Baker.--Dr. Croop has covered this subject very thoroughly. We have found it advantageous in using a different mouthpiece on this apparatus. We have been using the one from the pulmotor and get better results. It is important that care be taken in doing these tests. Tbe sodium bicarbonate tolerance test is very important. Dr. Geist.--I have nothing to add to the paper but want to express my admiration to Dr. Croop who has been so patient in getting a paper so complete. I think chemistry is one of the most important studies in our line. Some years ago I read a book on the chemistry of commerce, explaining the making of silk from cellulose, ec., which bears reading; another book by McCloud on physiology and chemistry, giving the clinical changes and the exactness in which they occur, remaining the same in vegetable and the animal kingdom. As much as I have read of the article on acidosis, Dr. Croop has brought out in his paper especially on the subject of nephritis and diabetes. A subject not of disease but one of very much importance. Dr. Meyers.--I want to emphasize my appreciation of the records Dr. Croop has brought out in regard to gas oxygen and ether oxygen, especially in reference to operating and in maternity cases. One peculiarity of the method of gas oxygen, ether or chloroform in a patient suffering from acidosis and cyanotic from ether, in my experience, gas oxygen changes the color to a normal red appearance. I saw a number of patients afflicted with influenza and pneumonia, and the question arose as to what was the best anesthetic to give those women who were also pregnant. We used the gas oxygen apparatus where it was to be had, and where not, we used oxygen with ether, and I believe there...
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