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The Medical Times and Register Volume 13 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,829 Discovery Miles 18 290
The Medical Times and Register Volume 13 (Paperback): Horatio Charles Wood
The Medical Times and Register Volume 13 (Paperback): Horatio Charles Wood

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The Medical Times and Register Volume 13 (Paperback)

Horatio Charles Wood

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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. 1883 Excerpt: ...tumors, as they are more like polypi in their characters and would be more likely to continue to bleed. The case referred to in which oophorectomy had failed was of the submucous type, and could have been removed by division of the mucous membrane and enucleation, had the patient's condition permitted it. Dr. B. F. Baer narrated the history of a case in which INDUCTION OF PREMATURE LABOR FOR THE RELIEF OF SUPPRESSION OF URINE was considered necessary. The case occurred in the practice of Drs. Marcy and Mecray, of Cape May, N.J. About the sixth month of pregnancy, a general oedema was noticed, and the urine contained considerable albumen and a few casts. The amount of urine passed diminished rapidly, while the proportion of albumen increased and the patient bec.ime weak and_ anaemic. Every means was tried to increase the quantity of urine, but without avail. Among the remedies used were a wide range of diuretics and hydragogue cathartics with Basham's mixture. A sudden suppression of urine occurred at eight months, and but four ounces were passed in forty-eight hours; this became solid when heated: headache and spots before the eyes were now added to the other symptoms; a grumous discharge from the uterus had been noticed for a week, and convulsions seemed threatening. Dr. Baer was called in consultation, and he agreed with them as to the advisability of inducing premature labor. A No. 9 flexible catheter was warmed and softened, and was, after great difficulty, introduced between the membranes and the anterior wall of the uterus. The cervix uteri had been lacerated in a previous labor, and was hard and small. Pains of a natural character followed immediately upon the introduction of the catheter. After some hours the pulse became weak and the patient faint;...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Horatio Charles Wood
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 39mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 764
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-65460-8
Barcode: 9781130654608
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-65460-5

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