Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences and Analytical Index: A Yearly Report of the Progress of the General Sanitary Sciences Throughout the World. [1888-1896.] ...

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F.A. Davis Company, 1893
 

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Página 63 - I have injected as much as two ounces of a 2 per cent, solution into the bladder without effect, except to produce some of the symptoms of cocaine poisoning. Most disappointing, too, has been the use of cocaine to remove the exquisite tenderness of the urethra which sometimes attends this condition, and is a serious drawback to the use of the catheter. Where there is greatly enlarged prostate, catheterization is indispensable, and is attended often with the most happy results. It is often too long...
Página 20 - It should be given every two hours during the day and every three hours at night. In very light cases it may be. given every four hours at night, but under no" circumstances should nourishment be used less frequently.
Página 19 - These sausages, which are very cheap, were obtained from the local butchers, who get them from Chicago. As Secretary of Agriculture Rusk has established an official laboratory in Chicago for the examination of pork intended for export, a larger proportion of trichinous meat will be sold in the American market, and the disease will be likely to prevail to a greater extent than heretofore. What becomes of the pork condemned as unfit to be exported? Is it worked up into these cheap sausages which were...
Página 61 - ... where cantharides is the cause of the inflammation, opium is indispensable, always in the shape of a suppository, half a grain to a grain of the extract being thus administered, or a proportionate amount of morphine. Iced water injections into the rectum, or pieces of ice similarly applied, are very efficient in allaying the pain and irritation where additional measures are needed.
Página 8 - ... which in some instances had increased to an enormous extent. Some of the new fibrous tissue was formed later by roundcell infiltration in the alveolar walls and around the bloodvessels and bronchi. Pleuritic fibrosis appears to be secondary to tubercular processes in the lung substance. The interlobular connective tissue is the primary and principal source of the fibrosis. "3. Tubercle bacilli were present in the healed areas in three out of twelve of the lungs examined. These healed areas did...
Página 61 - I may add, more satisfactory, at least so far as the removal of the acute symptoms is concerned. Rest in bed is a primary and essential condition. Leeches to the perineum should be applied more frequently than they are. A poultice to this same region and over the abdominal region is always useful, while a brisk saline cathartic should never be omitted. As the feverish state which always accompanies cystitis is more or less constantly associated with a scanty urine, concentrated and irritating to...
Página 27 - ... from a man who during life had had a musical systolic murmur at the base of the heart, and transmitted into the vessels of the neck, and also a diastolic murmur at the base, not transmitted into the vessels of the neck. Dr. JM Byron said that the specimen was not only very interesting, but quite rare. He had seen two similar cases in which the condition had been diagnosticated during life by the musical sound produced during the systole of the heart. In the specimen presented, the inferior chorda...
Página 4 - ... virulent in its character ; and it is probable that although on two occasions, perhaps, the joints may resume their normal appearance and their functions, a third attack may leave the patient lamed. It is common that all the joints shall recover well except one, but that one remains stiff and immovable. When pain is first felt and swelling appears, the affected joints should be wrapped in lint covered with mercurial ointment,, and they should be bandaged as firmly as can be easily borne, and...
Página 36 - In the treatment of the albuminuria of uric acid and of oxaluria we must bear in mind that we are dealing with a special disease, one in which mal-assimilation is the main element, and the kidney affection only a conspicuous expression. The treatment must not be, therefore, purely that of Bright's disease, as we...
Página 42 - The complication usually occurs toward the end of the second or the beginning of the third week.

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