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The Prevention of Valvular Disease of the Heart; A Proposal to Check Rheumatic Endocarditis in Its Early Stage and Thus Prevent the Development of Permanent Organic Disease of the Valves (Paperback) Loot Price: R254
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The Prevention of Valvular Disease of the Heart; A Proposal to Check Rheumatic Endocarditis in Its Early Stage and Thus Prevent...
The Prevention of Valvular Disease of the Heart; A Proposal to Check Rheumatic Endocarditis in Its Early Stage and Thus Prevent...

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The Prevention of Valvular Disease of the Heart; A Proposal to Check Rheumatic Endocarditis in Its Early Stage and Thus Prevent the Development of Permanent Organic Disease of the Valves (Paperback)

Richard Caton

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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. 1900. Excerpt: ... Case 38. James B. 38, barman, Ad. 18 March, 1894, Dis. 10 April. Reported by Registrar and Mr F. S. Rowland. No previous rheumatism. Has of late years taken "nips," though not habitually intemperate. Has had rheumatism for a fortnight. Temp. 1004. Slight icterus. Pulse rather tense and irregular, bigeminal in character. Apex beat in 5th space four inches from middle line. Dulness normal, heart beats in couples. A strong distinct systolic bruit heard with the first of the twin systoles, heard in axilla. Slight albuminuria. The pains were much better on 21st March. Pulse is becoming regular and losing its bigeminal character. 3rd April: The bruit has disappeared. 10th April: Went out quite well. Cautioned to avoid exertion, alcohol, and exposure to cold. Case 39. John G. 27, dock labourer, Ad. 17 Oct. 1894, Dis. 6 Dec. Reported by Registrar and Mr H. M. Crake. No distinct history of previous rheumatism; takes much alcohol. After exposure to cold and wet a week ago had pain and swelling in several joints. Temp. 101. Was bathed in acid perspiration when brought to the hospital. Cardiac apex displaced outwards. A booming systolic bruit replaces first sound at apex, second reduplicated at pulmonary cartilage. 25th Oct.: Pains relieved. Gradually lost all rheumatic pains and left hospital on 6th Dec, the cardiac bruit being unchanged. Case 40. Rose P. 12, school girl, Ad. 6 Feb., 1895, Dis. 9 March. Reported by Registrar. Had one previous rheumatic illness. Now suffering from chorea. Heart normal. 15th Feb.: First cardiac sound at apex becoming soft and indistinct. 16th: Temp. 103-2. 17th: Temp. 103. 19th: A distinct systolic bruit at apex. Temp. 101-4. 21st: Better, temp. 97. 1st March: All choreic movements gone, bruit distinct; but after this date it subsided...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Richard Caton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-9659-2
Barcode: 9781459096592
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-4590-9659-2

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