Clinical Remarks Concerning The Homoopathic Treatment Of Pneumonia

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byJean Paul Tessier

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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. 1855 Excerpt: ... the chest and in the axilla.--Continue Bryonia and Phosphorus. Dec. 18.--No fever. Less murmur; the sputa is still a little rusty; at times a little crepitans redux..--Continue Bryonia and Phosphorus.--Broth. Dec. 20.--Slight murmur; very fine crepitans redux. Pulse 60.--Continue Bryonia and Phosphorus. Good appetite. Two soups and two broths. Dec. 21.--Continued murmur at the top.--Iodine 12 and Phosphorus 12, alternately. Dec. 22.--Some murmur.--Continue Iodine. An allowance. Dec. 23 and 24.--The same treatment; two allowances. Dec. 27.--Complete resolution. Dec. 30.--Feels well. Three allowances. Some wine.--Discharged January 3d, 1848. Reflections.--This case was not very serious, since the patient was able to remain eight days without any other treatment than diet and rest without the disease getting much worse. The cure was effected without much difficulty. But could it be asserted that, if left to itself, the disease would not have terminated in suppuration? If pulmonary hepatization has been allowed to run its course for a week, does it then disappear so very easily? I think not. I will mention another series of phenomena. In this as well as in the preceding cases, we have observed a more or less general icteric tinge, a common sign of pneumonia. This sign does not belong exclusively to pneumonia; it is common to all parenchymatous inflammations. Gendrin insists above all other cotemporaneous authors upon this icteric color in pneumonia, its extreme frequency or rather its constant occurrence in this disease. This phenomenon, observed disconnectedly from the other symptoms, and badly understood, has been considered as a sign of bilious pneumonia, which is an unmeaning disease unless we understand by it an extension of the pulmonary inflammation to ...

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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. 1855 Excerpt: ... the chest and in the axilla.--Continue Bryonia and Phosphorus. Dec. 18.--No fever. Less murmur; the sputa is still a little rus...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217190588

ISBN - 13:9780217190589

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