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Saint Paul Medical Journal (Volume 11) (Paperback) Loot Price: R664
Discovery Miles 6 640
Saint Paul Medical Journal (Volume 11) (Paperback): Burnside Foster

Saint Paul Medical Journal (Volume 11) (Paperback)

Burnside Foster

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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.1909 Excerpt: ... THE St. Paul Medical Journal MAY, 1909. ORIGINAL ARTICLES. STENOSIS OF THE PYLORUS IN INFANCY. By Charles L. Scudder, M. D., BOSTON, MASS. SURGEON TO THE MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL, LECTURER ON SURGERY, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL. A. A description of the disease. In the Transactions of the New Haven County Medical Society at New Haven for the year 1788 the first recorded instance of infantile pyloric stenosis has been discovered. This record was that of Dr. Hezekiah Beardsley. The diagnosis of the condition was made by Dr. Beardsley before the patient died. The post mortem examination confirmed the clinical diagnosis. From the time of this first autopsy to the date of the second brilliant Connecticut case, recently reported in the Yale Medical Journal, 120 years have passed. This is a long and remarkably important period. I may, therefore, be pardoned for presenting to a Connecticut audience a paper upon this most interesting subject. It is each year increasingly evident that this disease is of great importance alike to the internist and surgeon. The signs of infantile pyloric stenosis appear unexpectedly. The baby is well at birth. Its alimentation is perfect. The mother' milk, its natural food, agrees. It gains each week its normal physiological increment in weight. Its fecal movements are regular in time, once or twice daily, a natural yellow in color, of smooth consistency and proper in amount for the weight of the baby. The child sleeps and feeds in quiet contentment. Read before the Yule Medical Aluimiii Association, New Haven, Conn., January. 1909. Without previous warning, suddenly, when about 3 weeks old he rejects from the stomach a feeding. He continues to vomit. The mother, who is furnishing the milk, is perfectly well. The supply and quality o...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Burnside Foster
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 262
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-27093-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-27093-9
Barcode: 9781154270938

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