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St. Louis Courier of Medicine (Volume 8) (Paperback) Loot Price: R572
Discovery Miles 5 720
St. Louis Courier of Medicine (Volume 8) (Paperback): unknownauthor, Books Group
St. Louis Courier of Medicine (Volume 8) (Paperback): unknownauthor, Books Group

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St. Louis Courier of Medicine (Volume 8) (Paperback)

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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: It is far easier to see the errors of the fathers than our own. It requires courage and brains to raise one's self above one's surroundings, either in politics, religion or medicine. To disbelieve in the fallacies taught in the schools may be rank heresy, deserving the pillory or stake, still some men prefer martyrdom to apostacy. A COMPLICATED HEPATIC ABSCESS. By W. F. Grinstead, Marblb Hill, Mo. [Bead before the Southeast, Mo., Medical Society.] HEPATIC abscess is the result of suppurative inflammation of the liver. It is a disorder of no great frequency in this climate?finding its most common habitat in low-lying, hot and malarious districts. The term " suppurative inflammation," employed above, suggests the probable existence of another form of hepatic inflammatory action. It is insisted upon by some of our most learned and experienced observers that a careful distinction be made between suppurative hepatitis and peri- hepatitis. The one ia an inflammation of the parenchyma of the organ, which may lead to resolution and terminate in a few days, or to suppuration and exist for several months. The other is an inflammation of the investing membrane of the organ (Glisson's capsule), which may lead to extensive adhesions to other organs, to an effusion of pus beneath the hepatic sheath, or to general atrophy of the par- enchymatous structure. In some cases of parenchymatous hepatitis resulting in abscess, the morbid process is very insidious, and none but the wary practitioner will discern the real nature of the malady. He is called to the patient who seems to be the subject of acute hepatitis. He has stabbing pains in theright hypochond.rium, increased by pressure. He also has rigors and fever. Inquiry into his history reveals nothing of importance. Patient...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 354
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-32190-7
Barcode: 9780217321907
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-32190-9

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