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On Chorea and Other Allied Movement Disorders of Early Life (Paperback) Loot Price: R267 Discovery Miles 2 670
On Chorea and Other Allied Movement Disorders of Early Life (Paperback): Octavius Sturges
On Chorea and Other Allied Movement Disorders of Early Life (Paperback): Octavius Sturges

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On Chorea and Other Allied Movement Disorders of Early Life (Paperback)

Octavius Sturges

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II. THE CONNECTION OF RHEUMATISM WITH CHOREA. Analysis of 177 cases of chorea?Comparison with other statistics?Conclusions in reference to rheumatic connection, (i) from statistics, (2) from general considerations. In Appendix B will be found two series of cases of chorea, the one consisting of 132 examples furnished by the Hospital for Sick Children, the other of 45 furnished by the Westminster Hospital. The question of the rheumatic origin and associations of chorea was made a special object of inquiry in the first series, where the cases are taken consecutively, with no sort of selection, and where, moreover, the entries are not mine, but those of successive Medical Registrars at the Hospital for Sick Children during the five years over which the record extends. For these reasons, although the two series tell substantially the same tale, I would direct the reader's attention more especially to the first and larger series. It will be seen, at the place just referred to, that the 132 cases are arranged in three consecutive sets of 51, 49, and 32 respectively; and, although there is no real break between one series and the next, it may give the clearest impression of the question at issue if the facts in regard to rheumatism are stated separately foi; each of the three. It appears thus, that, of the 51 cases (14 boys and 37 girls), acute rheumatism was in the history of only.i, and rheumatism in the history of only 6?doubtfully as regards 3, if not 4, of these; in 3 the facts could not be ascertained. Of the second series of 49 cases (13 boys and 36 girls), 4 had had acute rheumatism (i of themshortly before the choreic attack); 6 had probably had rheumatism; 2 were doubtful; and in i the facts were not known. Of the third series of 32 cases (6 boys and 26 gir...


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Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: October 2010
Authors: Octavius Sturges
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-73852-1
Barcode: 9780217738521
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-73852-4

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