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The New-England Medical Review and Journal Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R465
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The New-England Medical Review and Journal Volume 1 (Paperback): Walter Channing
The New-England Medical Review and Journal Volume 1 (Paperback): Walter Channing

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The New-England Medical Review and Journal Volume 1 (Paperback)

Walter Channing

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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. 1827 Excerpt: ... the rectum, from the anus upwards, to the extent of six or eight inches, was so contracted as to have lost entirely the appearance of a canal, and looked like an impervious cord. In this case there was probably some permanent spasmodic affection of the rectum; and could this have been removed, the patient might have been saved. It is possible, could the nature of the obstruction have been distinguished, that a milder piactice would have been more successful. Opiates might have relaxed the stricture which resisted cathartics. And it might perhaps have been worth-while, as glysters were with very great difficulty thrown up, and never retained, to have introduced a bougie of sufficient size to dilate the intestine, and to have kept it there till the tendency to spasm in the muscular fibres had been overcome by thus keeping them extended. Boston, Dec., 1826. II. Case of Hamatemesis. Communicated for this Journal by Peleg Clarke, M.D. Profuse hemorrhages are at all times alarming, and often perplexing, especially when the seat and cause of them are not obvious. Haematemesis, I believe, is a disease of infrequent occurrence; at least I have found it so, --and its pathology seems to be involved in a good deal of obscurity: the causes usually assigned for it by writers, are not very satisfactory, as the effect so very rarely follows their application. The ingenious Dr Darwin describes what he calls a hemorrhagy of the liver, and I believe this organ is oftener implicated in this disease, than is generally imagined. But I shall not attempt to explain the phenomena of this disease, nor recommend any particular mode of treating it; my only object is to call the attention of pathologists to its investigation, and I should think the subject sufficiently interesting for ..


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Walter Channing
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 156
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-00873-9
Barcode: 9781154008739
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-00873-8

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