Clinical memoranda for general practitioners by Alex. Theodore BrandClinical memoranda for general practitioners by Alex. Theodore Brand

Clinical memoranda for general practitioners

byAlex. Theodore Brand

Paperback | February 5, 2012

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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. 1909. Excerpt: ... not be allowed to become very tense, cold, or anaemic, lest necrosis shonld result. It will never be found necessary to inject more than 4 or 5 pints on a single occasion. A sense of oppression, or difficulty of breathing during administration, is an indication to desist for the time. Where much blood has been already lost, and where the coagulating power of the blood should not be interfered with, as in haemorrhage from gastric or intestinal ulcer, the minimum amount of solution should be injected. In very urgent cases calling for immediate treatment, the solution may be injected intravenously. In cases of deep unconsciousness, it is found that enteroclysis is not satisfactory, from non-retention, and here the solution may be administered by the stomach-tube. Saline infusion is coptra-indicated where there are any signs of a labouring right heart--e.g., cyanosis, distended veins in the neck, or irregular pulse. TRUNECEK'S SERUM In Trunecek's mineral serum (so called after Dr. Trunecek of Prague) we have a therapeutical agent of the greatest value. The serum represents, but in a solution ten times more concentrated, a mixture of all the alkaline salts that constitute the inorganic constituents of the blood, in their proper proportions. Its formula is as follows: R Sodii sulphatis 0-44 parts. Sodiichloridi 4-92 Sodii phosphatis......... 0-15 Sodii oarbonatis......... 0-21 Potassii sulphatis...' 0'40 Aquam destillatam ad 100 Trunecek injects 1 c.c. of this solution hypodermically for a single dose, and repeats the injection every four to seven days, increasing the dose by O'l to 0-5 c.c. each time. In some cases he makes an injection every day, and has given as much as 5 c.c. to 7 c.c. for a dose. He usually makes the injection in the forearm, the right and...
Title:Clinical memoranda for general practitionersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217824218

ISBN - 13:9780217824217