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On the Morbid Conditions of the Urine Dependant Upon Derangements of Digestion (Paperback) Loot Price: R273
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On the Morbid Conditions of the Urine Dependant Upon Derangements of Digestion (Paperback): Charles Henry Ralfe
On the Morbid Conditions of the Urine Dependant Upon Derangements of Digestion (Paperback): Charles Henry Ralfe

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On the Morbid Conditions of the Urine Dependant Upon Derangements of Digestion (Paperback)

Charles Henry Ralfe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ... developed, distinct diseases. Now, although true scurvy has almost disappeared from civil practice, and is only occasionally met with among the sailors of our mercantile marine, still, as Dr Eade and others have shown, incompletely developed forms of it are by no means of rare occurrence, though, as Dr Buzzardf has pointed out, the true nature of the ailment is very often overlooked. Among the class of persons who form the bulk of the out-patients of our hospitals and dispensaries mild scorbutic manifestations may be frequently noted. At the London Hospital, where, from a habit acquired at the Dreadnought, I make it a rule to examine the gums of all patients at the time I examine the tongue, a visit seldom passes without a case presenting itself exhibiting sufficiently characteristic scorbutic symptoms. This manifestation of a scorbutic condition is not, however, by any means confined to our poorer patients, since we find it developing from time to time among those of a better class. Here it frequently supervenes on some chronic affection; thus, for instance, a patient with a weak and feeble digestion is afraid of taking sugar because it turns acid, and vegetables, particularly potatoes, because they cause flatulence, so fruit, potatoes, and green vegetables are avoided. Absolute deprivation of vegetable food, however, is not required to produce a tendency to scurvy, some persons being naturally predisposed towards the disease, and are more readily and speedily affected by a temporary withdrawal or a diminished supply than others; these persons have what the older writers ' Lancet, ' June, 1880; ' Brit. Med. Journal, ' Nov. 19th, 1881. t Reynolds' System of Medicine, ' Article "Scurvy," p. 745. termed the " scorbutic constitution." In many...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Charles Henry Ralfe
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-37815-3
Barcode: 9781154378153
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LSN: 1-154-37815-2

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