A Manual Of The Diagnosis And Treatment Of The Diseases Of The Eye by Edward Jackson

A Manual Of The Diagnosis And Treatment Of The Diseases Of The Eye

byEdward Jackson

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...and pain. Dionin may also be used as an analgesie! by placing the Iwwder in the conjunctiva once or twice in the twenty-four hours. Local b/eedine/ from the temple, cither by the natural or the artificial leech, also controls pain; and is often the starting point for progressive improvement. It is of use chiefly in the more acute cases attended with acute pain. It may be repeated on successive days, or even more frequently, if the pain recurs (see Chapter XVIII). In general, the eye should not be bandaged, unless this is needful to protect it against severe cold. If the relief of pain be not effected by the local treatment, it may be best to give analgesies, like opium, or acetanilid, a little before bed-time to secure as much sleep as possible; for loss of sleep may seriously hinder resolution. For the sequels of iritis see page 326. Prognosis.--When an iritis is seen early, the patient should be warned of the serious nature of the attack, the danger of permanent damage bv iritie adhesion, that the eye is likely to become more inflamed and painful before it begins to get better, and that several weeks or months may be required for complete recovery. The results of an attack depend largely on treatment; but also upon constitutional conditions that cannot be exactly appreciated. While partial restoration to normal generally occurs, complete restoration is exceptional. Recurrence and relapse are most common in the insidious iritis of the cachectic, especially of anemic women. They are also common in rheumatic and gouty iritis. They are rare after well-treated syphilitic iritis. Although the recovery of the iris may be complete, concomitant lesions, as of the cornea, ciliary body and the choroid, may cause permanent damage. An attack of even...

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Title:A Manual Of The Diagnosis And Treatment Of The Diseases Of The EyeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.42 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217672140

ISBN - 13:9780217672146

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