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Lacerations of the Female Perineum (Paperback) Loot Price: R326
Discovery Miles 3 260
Lacerations of the Female Perineum (Paperback): David Hayes Agnew

Lacerations of the Female Perineum (Paperback)

David Hayes Agnew

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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. 1873 Excerpt: ...worn partly within and partly without the vagina, styled by Colombat the "trou d'enfer" of Feburier; or a gum bottle with a sponge on its anterior face, introduced into the canal; or tampons of fine linen, or soft sponge so adjusted as to occlude the opening. Of all these devices the metallic shield of Prof. Meigs answers the best purpose, yet it must be confessed all are but sorry contrivances, and will be soon abandoned. A rigid attention to cleanliness, by frequent ablution, and the use of an interfemoral napkin or diaper, will, perhaps, give most satisfaction. Fabricius Hildanus, as related by Colombat, furnishes an instance of a case which was cured, after eight months, by vaginal injections, consisting of barley-water and the mucilage of quince seeds. The following passage, in his quaint style, narrates the event: "Ilia autem continuo usa medicamentis (ut dixi) conglutinantibus, et per intervalla etiam purgantibus, intra menses octo, non sine admiratione omnium eorum quibus res cognita plane curata fuit, adeo nunc Dei optimi maxima gratia ne guttula quidem urinse involuntarisB affluat, sed a vesica colligatur, retineatur et excernatur non aliter ac si antea nunauam male affecta fuisset." Radical treatment.--It was only about the beginning of the present century any attempts for the cure of this distressing malady were thought of, and only within the last twenty years that any encouraging results have been attained. At present we approach the management of a case of vesicovaginal fistula with the same degree of confidence as that of stone or hydrocele. The history of the various methods practised for its cure--although most of them have passed into history--will be presented, as they furnish the most remarkable example of untiring, ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: David Hayes Agnew
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-31689-6
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-31689-0
Barcode: 9781130316896

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