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The Non-Surgical Treatment of Intestinal Stasis and Constipation (Paperback) Loot Price: R256 Discovery Miles 2 560
The Non-Surgical Treatment of Intestinal Stasis and Constipation (Paperback): Robert Henry Ferguson
The Non-Surgical Treatment of Intestinal Stasis and Constipation (Paperback): Robert Henry Ferguson

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The Non-Surgical Treatment of Intestinal Stasis and Constipation (Paperback)

Robert Henry Ferguson

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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: great part of suffering from this cause in the future." The Wide-spread Existence Of Intestinal Stasis. The existence of intestinal stasis and the condition of alimentary toxaemia are much more common than might seemto be the case on first thought. N. W. JoNEs,48 of Portland, Oregon, says that "fifty per cent, of all people possess the general asthenic type of build," that "within this type . . . lies . . . the potentiality for general body weakness which determines . . . the morbid symptoms attributed to ptosis." "Only when mechanical or toxic symptoms occur ... do patients realize that they are not well." "No patient should ever be operated upon until a local barrier of surgical degree has been determined as such by the failure of ... medical measures." These are orthopaedic, hygienic and dietary, and the internal administration of liquid petrolatum. He " Lancet Clinic, 1915, Dec. 4, pp. 494-495. says: "When the stasis is severe, and especially when it concerns local ileum or caecum blocking, the patient must be put to bed under control, and the bowel filled as rapidly as possible with a soft vegetable pulp and a variable amount of liquid petrolatum." It is evident that there is a very general belief that intestinal stasis can be treated medicinally. Ochsnek's " experience shows how small a per cent, of cases of intestinal stasis is surgical, and WatSon's" careful observations lead him to say that cases which come under his grouping "are met with very commonly hi the every-day practice of the physician," and he is satisfied that such cases "form a large share of the cases which come under the daily observation of the practitioner." The Non-surgical Treatment Of Intestinal Stasis. Considering diseases in general, the question of treating any one case is...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Authors: Robert Henry Ferguson
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-09811-3
Barcode: 9780217098113
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-09811-8

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