Bronchitis, and kindred diseases

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byWilliam Whitty Hall

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... equally gratifying results. Other like cases have occurred every year since, but these are considered sufficient to establish the principle, that the ordinary symptoms of beginning Consumption, are permanently removable when promptly attended to. SECOND CLASS OF CASES. Believing themselves, supposed by their friends and attending physicians, and to all appearance seeming, to be in the advanced stages of Consumption, Who Yet RecoVered, AND, SEVERAL YEARS AFTERWARDS WERE TO ALL APPEARANCE IN GOOD HEALTH. I. N. J. October 13th, 1843, aged 26, having a wife and one child. He was building a bridge at Louisville, Kentucky, was very much exposed to wind and water, and took a bad cold, which lingering some time, he called in a physician, who prescribed for several months, and the patient still getting weaker and worse, he advised him to return to his family, that he was in Consumption and he could not do anything for him. He did so, and two neighboring physicians.were called in, one of whom had practised medicine in Pittsburgh for thirty years. After treating his case for several months without any apparent benefit, the man in the meantime having got so weak that he was only able to sit up in an arm chair while the bed was made up, they abandoned it as hopeless, and I was sent for. On entering the room I found a number of the neighbors present, the wife weeping by his side, the patient himself was asleep, lying on his back, his mouth open, his eyes half closed, showing the whites; the face was very pale except some redness in the cheeks. He woke up with a wildness of expression in his eyes, and for a while spoke incoherently. His pulse was ninety-five, his breathing short and rapid, bad taste in the mouth, pains between the shoulder blades behind, along...

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... equally gratifying results. Other like cases have occurred every year since, but these are considered sufficient to es...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217450172

ISBN - 13:9780217450171

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