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Artificial Anaesthesia and Anaesthetics (Paperback) Loot Price: R192
Discovery Miles 1 920
Artificial Anaesthesia and Anaesthetics (Paperback): Henry Munson Lyman

Artificial Anaesthesia and Anaesthetics (Paperback)

Henry Munson Lyman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...to inhale chloroform for the relief of pain. Feeling indisposed, she retired about eight o'clock in the evening. At six o'clock the next morning she was found dead in her bed, with a handkerchief containing chloroform upon her face.--Anstruther, Scotland; Med. Times and Gaz., p. 240, August 26, 1865. 147. Male, four and one-half years; pale and sickly, having Buffered with nephritis and dropsy. Chloroform was given on a cloth, for the painless introduction of a catheter. The child cried, but soon became insensible. The anaesthetic was then withdrawn, and the catheter was introduced. After this operation the child began to breathe badly, the lips became blue, and the jugular veins were distended. The respiration, now ceased, and the pulse stopped. Tickling the pharynx excited a deep inspiration, and tracheotomy was followed by another. Artificial respiration and galvano-puncture of the heart did no good.--Hiiter: Berliner klin. Wochenschr., December 3, 1865; Kappeler: Case No. 3. 148. Female, seventeen years. Had frequently taken chloroform for the painless extraction of teeth. Twenty-five minims were now given on a napkin. After a few inhalations the patient became very violent, but she at length seemed to be insensible. The dentist then attempted to extract the tooth, but found the jaws clenched. He forced them open and drew the tooth. He then went for a glass of water, and, on returning, was alarmed by one or two long, yawning respirations. The pupils were dilated, the pulse disappeared, and she was dead. Autopsy.--Left side of the heart contracted and empty. Other organs healthy.--Gillespie: Edinburgh Med. Jour., January 1866; Kappeler: Case No. 6. 149. Death from chloroform given for the removal of an ingrowing toe-nail.--St. Mary's...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Henry Munson Lyman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 178
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-18910-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-18910-6
Barcode: 9781230189109

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