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Hooper's Physician's Vade Mecum Volume 2; A Manual of the Principles and Practice of Physic with an Outline of General Pathology, Therapeutics, and Hygiene (Paperback) Loot Price: R480
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Hooper's Physician's Vade Mecum Volume 2; A Manual of the Principles and Practice of Physic with an Outline of General Pathology, Therapeutics, and Hygiene (Paperback)

Robert Hooper

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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. 1884 Excerpt: ...warmth, the cramps and vomiting cease, bile appears in the motions, the secretion of urine is restored, and a rapid and complete recovery takes place. But in a third class of cases the improvement is partial and temporary, and the patient falls into the typhous condition, from which he may possibly recover after several days. Terminations.--In sudden death; in death after severe primary or secondary symptoms; in recovery; in prolonged gastric irritation; in secondary fever of the typhous character, often accompanied by a rash resembling urticaria febrilis. Pathology and Morbid Anatomy.--The disease appears to consist in a sudden rejection of the fluid parts of the blood through the mucous membrane of the alimentary canal; the intestines are filled with a white flaky liquid; the mucous membrane is swollen, and greatly congested in patches; all the glands of the intestines are large and prominent; the veins and arteries loaded with dark blood; the lungs congested in some cases, extremely contracted in others; the liver and gall-bladder gorged with bile; the kidneys congested; the urinary bladder contracted and empty. In patients who survive the stage of collapse, and die after the secondary fever, the morbid appearances are those present in enteric fever. Duration.--In fatal cases, from a few minutes to twelve hours or more. More than half the fatal cases die within twenty-four, and nearly a sixth within six, hours. The average duration is about two days. The duration of the cold stage varies from a few minutes to forty-eight hours or more, while that of the febrile stage may extend from four to ten days or more. Mortality.--At the onset of the epidemic nine-tenths of the cases; on the average about one-half; at the decline a small fraction. Deaths from Chole...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Robert Hooper
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 148
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-93415-1
Barcode: 9781130934151
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Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-130-93415-2

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