When compensation has been restored, the patient may be allow...
These frequently remain as the so-called dregs of some illness...
It is difficult to determine the cause of toothache, and more...
This forms a severe feature in many cases of illness, and has ...
Strabismus Discordance Of The Eyes
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Bruises Case Xviii
Mrs. C. aged 40, was detained on a journey by a bruised wound...
Impossibility Of Answering For The Issue Of Every Typhoid Case
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Continuation Of Packs Convalescence
Whether the eruption appear or not, the packs should be conti...
Compression Stenosis Of The Esophagus
The esophagus may be narrowed by the pressure of any periesop...
The Surgical Dissection Of The Wrist And Hand
A member of such vast importance as the human hand necessaril...
Water On The Chest
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See Baths for Head. ...
Mitral Stenosis: Mitral Narrowing
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Technic Of Laryngeal Operations
Preparation of the patient and anesthesia have been mentione...
Varix And Angioma Of The Esophagus
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See Headache. ...
Varieties Of Forms Of Scarlatina
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The Resort Treatment Of Chronic Heart Disease
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In every person there is a certain amount only of force which i...
Ulcers Case Xxvii
Category: ON THE APPLICATION OF THESE MODES OF TREATMENT TO PARTICULAR CASES.
Source: Application Of The Lunar Caustic In The Cure Of Certain Wounds And Ulcers
Mrs. Wakefield, aged 36, had an extensive ulceration with excoriation
on the upper part of the right breast, of two months continuance; it
had been greatly aggravated by improper treatment. I applied the lunar
caustic over the whole ulcerated and excoriated surface. It gave much
On the following day I was concerned to find that part of the eschar
had been separated by the patient's dress. I repeated the application
of the caustic and again directed the part to be exposed and carefully
protected from being disturbed. The breast required to be supported
being full of milk.
On the succeeding day an adherent eschar existed over all the
ulcerated parts, and the pain, redness, and irritation had nearly
On the fourth day there was still less pain and inflammation. On the
eight the eschars had separated and the breast was quite well.
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