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A Treatise on Bright's Disease of the Kidneys Its Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment (Paperback) Loot Price: R295
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A Treatise on Bright's Disease of the Kidneys Its Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment (Paperback): Henry B. Millard

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A Treatise on Bright's Disease of the Kidneys Its Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment (Paperback)

Henry B. Millard

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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.1884 Excerpt: ... beverages are those contain alcohol, say five to eight wines and light claret; the latter are advantageous. St wine can be obtained, is c tions one of the most tonic contains about ten per cen Hungarian wines, notably value where there is mucl too stimulating. A glass o sionally may be found to diminish nausea. The hot-air or vapor ba scribed on page 164, shou where it is accessible the resorted to. Neither the Turkish bath should, ho with great caution, when t the action of the heart is v degeneration, or other serk functional disorder of the nephritis these baths are le 14 carpin, where diaphoresis is necessary and the use of the baths is not expedient, may be given. As regards the curability of chronic interstitial nephritis, and as to what may be accomplished by treatment, I maintain that it may often be cured, if early recognized and properly treated, if the patient's constitution be good and the organic changes be not too extensive and advanced. Of this I have in my own practice positive proofs. Much sometimes, of course, depends upon the causology. The nephritis caused by and accompanying cystitis, even if of a severe character, almost always subsides with the cystitis. The microscope will show all the evidence of organic changes in the kidney, as casts, epithelia from the pelvis and the tubuli contorti, but with the cure of the cystitis all the phenomena of nephritic inflammation will entirely disappear; permanently, so far as the word can be applied to recovery from disease, a fact which certainly shows that chronic nephritis may recover. And if after cystitis, why not after other causes? But excluding the matter of curability, a proper understanding of this form of nephritis may, under favorable circumstances and in many forms of it, prolong life ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Henry B. Millard
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-82302-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-82302-X
Barcode: 9781150823022

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