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Proceedings of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia (Volume 8) (Paperback) Loot Price: R452
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Proceedings of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia (Volume 8) (Paperback): Pathological Society of Philadelphia

Proceedings of the Pathological Society of Philadelphia (Volume 8) (Paperback)

Pathological Society of Philadelphia

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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.1879 Excerpt: ... IX.--MISCELLANEOUS. 1. The causal lesions of puerperal eclampsia. By James Tyson, M.D. The writer would state at the outset that the time allowed for the preparation of this paper, had it included a much longer period, would have been altogether insufficient to have enabled him to base the conclusions arrived at upon personal observation. Cases of puerperal convulsions are fortunately not common, those which terminate fatally are less frequent, and post-mortem examinations still more rare. Of those which recover, very many occur under such circumstances that a previous clinical study is impossible. Thus, of five cases of puerperal eclampsia which have come under his observation in a practice of fifteen years, it so happened that none was seen until she was in the throes of labor. So that an examination of the urine in advance was impossible. All were primipara. In two of them, the subjects of which recovered, the convulsions did not occur until after the birth of the child, and did not reappear after a copious bleeding. They occurred very early in his practice, and no examination of the urine drawn by a catheter, and therefore separate from the lochial discharges, was made. They are therefore valueless. The third case, which again was not seen until convulsions set in, in what appeared to be the eighth month of pregnancy, occurred comparatively recently. The history developed the fact that the patient was enormously osdematous for some time before the convulsions occurred. The water drawn off by the catheter was highly albuminous, and contained granular and blood casts. She was not bled. Premature labor was induced, and she died about twenty-four hours after delivery. No autopsy was made, but the case was undoubtedly one of Bright's disease, and might be le...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Pathological Society of Philadelphia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 100
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-26926-0
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-26926-4
Barcode: 9781154269260

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