Bronchitis and Kindred Diseases

Paperback | February 6, 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. 1854. Excerpt: ... and perfectly recovered; the gallant General Shields, a member of the United States Senate, is a living example of the fact, a ball from one of the enemy in the Mexican war, having passed entirely through the lungs. I would not have taken so much time on this subject, but from the wish that more truthful views should prevail, for until a more proper understanding of the nature of consumption becomes prevalent in the community, it must continue to be the scourge of humanity. As the general reader could not be expected to know the position which the witnesses have occupied in the world, it will add to the weight and proper appreciation of their testimony, for me to state in what situations they were placed, and in what estimation they were held by the communities in which they lived. John Hunter, the Napoleon of medicine says, certain things " tend much to cure scrofula, and consequently to Cure Consumption, which is clearly scrofula, and admits of CURE." Dr. Carswell, an English physician of great eminence, who spent many years in examining consumptive cases, while living, and the appearance of the lungs after death, uses this remarkably strong and decided language: " Pathological anatomy has perhaps never afforded more convincing evidence, in proof of the curability of disease, than it has in that of tubercular consumption." This same gentleman, who is one of the most elegant, and popular writers of modern times, says in another place: " The important fact of the curability of consumption has been satisfactorily established, and its Perfect Cure DEMONSTRATED BY SCARS IN THE LUNGS." Dr. Evans, another English author, who has had a most extensive practice in lung affections, for many years, says, " I promise you, that by pursuing a proper line of treatment,...

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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. 1854. Excerpt: ... and perfectly recovered; the gallant General Shields, a member of the United States Senate, is a living example of the fact, a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217731376

ISBN - 13:9780217731379

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