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The Indian Medical Gazette Volume 43 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,224
Discovery Miles 12 240
The Indian Medical Gazette Volume 43 (Paperback): Books Group

The Indian Medical Gazette Volume 43 (Paperback)

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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. 1908 Excerpt: ...suddenly developed symptoms of septicwmia (enlarged inguinal and cervical glands) and died the next day. MALARIA.--There were in all 94 specimens of blood examined under microscope, of which 32 were of benign type and 17 malignant. Not a single case of quartan was treated during the year. Fourteen cases were diagnosed as malaria, though there were no malaria parasites in peripheral blood examination as all of them had taken a few doses quinine before they sought admission into hospital. They came in with a day's fever and gave all the symptoms of malaria and got well by taking quinine. The SURGICAL SIDE of the work of the Madras General Hospital is no less important than the Medical. Major P. C. Gabbett, I.m.s., the First Surgeon, reports on 671 operations and 1,066 admissions to his wards. We quote the following notes in extenio: --HYDROCELE.--76 (including three cases of hydrocele of the cord). As usual, hydrocele operations head the list, though this year it is closely followed by hernia operations. No less than nineteen were double hydroceles. There were also a large number of cases which had heematoceles on the opposite side, probably originating in hydroceles into which hivmorrhage had taken place. Only two hydroceles had chylous contents. I have never heard any satisfactory explanation of the frequency of hydroceles in tropical countries. In one case, the sac was prolonged beyond the reach of the fingers up into the pelvis behind the bladder. Inversion Was practised whenever possible, that is to say, whenever the sac was not too thick or too large. The advantages of eversion are undoubted, and I have met with only one case of recurrence during the year when both sides of a double hydrocele refilled. If the sac was very large, the thinnest part of it w..


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 24mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 470
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-51012-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-51012-3
Barcode: 9781130510126

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