|VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.homemedicine.ca|| Informational|
Medical ArticlesDiffuse Dilatation Of The Esophagus
This is practically always due to stagnation ectasia, which i...
Varioloids And Chicken-pocks
_Varioloids_ and _Chicken-pocks_, are treated in the same man...
Action Of The Pack And Bath Rationale
The action of the wet-sheet pack is thus easily accounted for...
Rapid Relief From Colon Cleansing
During fasting the liver is hard at work processing toxins re...
Nose Bleed - Epistaxis
If it arises from fullness of the vessels of the head, with t...
Vitamins For Young Persons And Children
Young healthy people from weaning through their thirties shou...
It is not uncommon to find a stricture of the bronchus super...
Relaxed And Atrophied Conditions
I alluded, above, to a distinction between a relaxed and an ...
Remedy Finding A
It will sometimes occur, in the case of those endeavouring to ...
Eyes Cataract On
This disease has been arrested, and in earlier stages even cur...
Inflammation Of The Bowels - Enteritis
This consists in inflammation of the muscular and peritoneal ...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Autointoxication.  the accumulations on the bowel wall be...
Of Fungous Ulcer Of The Navel In Infants
It sometimes occurs that a little fungous sore exists upon th...
Methods Of Treatment
Irritating applications probably provoke recurrences, becaus...
Compression Stenosis Of The Esophagus
The esophagus may be narrowed by the pressure of any periesop...
Technic Of Laryngeal Operations
Preparation of the patient and anesthesia have been mentione...
SYMPATHY, in its best sense, is the ability to take another's...
Direct laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy, esophagoscopy and gastrosc...
This disease, or its approach, may be known by several signs: ...
Where There Is A Will There Is A Way!
I have been frequently compelled to resort to these milder ap...
The Effect Of Drugs On Venous Blood Pressure
Source: Disturbances Of The Heart
Capps and Matthews [Footnote: Capps, J. A., and Matthews, S. A.:
Venous Blood Pressure as influenced by the Drugs Employed in
Cardiovascular Therapy, THE JOURNAL A. M. A., Aug. 9, 1913, p. 388.]
have shown that even with first class preparations of digitalis,
there may be only a moderate gradual rise in arterial pressure, but
not much change in venous pressure. Venous pressure was not much
affected by small doses of epinephrin, but with large doses it rose
from 10 to 80 mm. Pituitary extract acts somewhat similarly to
epinephrin. Caffein, though raising the arterial pressure, did not
influence the venous pressure. Strychnin did not raise either
pressure until the dose was sufficient to cause muscular
contractions. They found that the nitrites caused a fall in venous
pressure as well as arterial pressure, although the heart might be
accelerated and more regular. They think that the nitrites act by
depressing the nerve endings in the veins as well as the arteries.
Morphin they found did not act on the venous pressure, although it
lowered arterial tension, in ordinary doses of 1/8 or 1/6 grain; but
with doses of from 1/4 to 1/2 grain, both arterial and venous
pressures were lowered. They found that alcohol in ordinary doses
did not influence the venous pressure, although it lowered the
arterial pressure; but very large doses lowered the arterial and
raised the venous pressure. They think that when the venous pressure
is increased only by large doses of epinephrin, pituitary extract
and alcohol, the effect is due to failure of the heart, although it
may be due to an increase of carbon dioxid in the blood, in other
words, to asphyxia.
Previous: The Effect Of Drugs On Blood Pressure