The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery, 1845, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)

The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery, 1845, Vol. 3 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Western Journal of Medicine and Surgery, 1845, Vol. 3 These remarks are not intended to depreciate the value of free internal medication. Indeed, in most of the cases in which I have used the poultice it has been in conjunction, or at least, not to the exclusion of any other remedy which might have been thought avaflable - so that one who may be disposed to cavil, might with some plausibility, dispute its agency in producmg the beneficial results which I have ascri bed to it. Nevertheless, in a great majority of the cases in which I have resorted to it, in the diseases alluded to, its ef feet has been so apparent that notwithstanding the adminis tration of other remedies, at the same time, no one could mistake its promptly favorable influence. And it frequently happens that our only means of making an impression upon the disease is through the agency of external applications. As, in cerebral congestions attended with coma and insensibili ty, it is always difficult, and sometimes even impossible, to ad minister medicines internally - in such cases the mustard poultice is entitled to the very first and highest consideration, as the remedy most likely to produce the desired objects. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 29mm | 739g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 46 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243119259
  • 9780243119257