Transactions of the Session of the American Institute of Hom Opathy Volume 29, No. 1

Transactions of the Session of the American Institute of Hom Opathy Volume 29, No. 1

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... the Bengal battalion, when the army was encamped near the marsh El Hammed, were all of the intermittent or remittent type. The cases which occurred in the cold, rainy months of December and January had much of the inflammatory diathesis; and in the end of the season, at Cairo, Hhiza, Boulac and in crossing the isthmus of Suez, the disease wore the form of a mild continued fever" (Sir J. M'Gregor, Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine, vol. ii., p. 69). Dr. Push tells us that in Philadelphia, when the yellow fever appeared in 1793, "the frequent absence of a yellow color led to mistakes which cost the city several hundred lives" (Ibid). "We must carefully distinguish what may depend upon endemic influence; e. g., Nux vom. was, at a certain time, indicated for all toothache cases in Leipzig, while Puis, was indicated in the cases in Lausitz and Cocculus in Basle, and that in more than ninety per cent, of the patients" (N. A. Journal of Homoeopathy, vol. iv., p. 302). In 1874, whooping-cough prevailed severely in Sart Francisco, Cal., and Yeratrum was the epidemic remedy; while at Chattanooga, Tenn., at the same time, it was promptly arrested by Ipecac. (Drs. G. M. Pease and D. G. Curtis, Medical Investigator, vol. xi., pp. 516-517). In 1873, when Memphis was being visited by Cholera, then inflammatory dysentery, then yellow fever and malarial fever. Philadelphia's chief diseases were cholera infantum and morbus (severe), then dysentery, and then typhus fever, intermittent. New York reported Yeratrum diarrhoeas and Carbo veg. colics, closing the season with Baptisia typhoids; while Chicago reported severe Yeratrum cholera morbus and infantum cases, then dysentery, and then typhoid (Medical Investigator, vol. x.). more

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