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Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Physic (Volume 1) (Paperback) Loot Price: R459
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Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Physic (Volume 1) (Paperback): George Gregory
Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Physic (Volume 1) (Paperback): George Gregory

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Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Physic (Volume 1) (Paperback)

George Gregory

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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. 1826. Excerpt: ... CHAP. IT. GENERAL DOCTRINE OF INFLAMMATION (CONTINUED.) Varieties of inflammation--From the Situation and Function of the Part affected--From Differences of Texture--By whom first investigated--Inflammation of Cellular Membrane and Parenchyma--Of Serous Membrane--Of Mucous Membrane--Of the Skin--Of Fibrous Membrane--Varieties of Inflammation from Differences of Cause--Theories of Inflammation--Agency of Blood-vessels--Of Nerves--Question as to Differences in the Nature of Inflammatory Action--General System of Treatment in Acute Inflammation--in the States of Suppuration and Gangrene. The study of the varieties of internal inflammation is no less important, in a practical as well as pathological point of view, than that of the great features of resemblance which all inflammations bear. Some of these have been long known to and amply described by, medical writers. Others have only attracted attention in the course of the last twenty or thirty years, and are not yet described with that accuracy of which the subject is susceptible, and which, from its immediate application to practice, it deserves. The specific distinctions among inflammations may be reduced to the three following: --1. The situation and function of the part inflamed. 2. The structure of the part inflamed. 3. The exciting cause. 1. The first source of variety in inflammatory affections is the situation and function of the organ inflamed. This is an obvious practical distinction; and it was accordingly noticed by all the oldest writers on physic. is but of small importance however in a pathological view; for an organ is composed of different parts or textures, and each of these is liable to an inflammation which exhibits some peculiarities. Though on common occasions therefore it is sufficient..


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: George Gregory
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 154
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-64360-6
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LSN: 1-235-64360-3
Barcode: 9781235643606

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