Diseases Of The Kidneys And Nervous System by Alexander Leslie BlackwoodDiseases Of The Kidneys And Nervous System by Alexander Leslie Blackwood

Diseases Of The Kidneys And Nervous System

byAlexander Leslie Blackwood

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...be plain, but not stimulating in any way. To relieve the pain, a hot water bag or hot cloths will be of service. Belladonna.---The pain is severe and the parts are red and congested, and extremely sensitive to pressure. Arsenicuni.--The burning pain is present. The stomach is complained of; there is nausea and vomiting. Rhus tox.--There is a history of exposure. The restlessness is allayed temporarily by motion. Dampness, cold and damp weather aggravate the condition. Gelsemium and Causticnm should be studied carefully when there is a paralytic condition. Cimicifuga, nux vomica and strychnine should be studied in the alcoholic cases. The therapeutics of neuritis should also be compared. BRACHIAL NEURITIS. Definition.--This is an inflammation of the brachial plexus of nerves. Etiology.--It is most common in gouty subjects who have passed the fiftieth year of age, and are exposed more or less to cold. Symptoms.--Pain in the distribution of the nerves composing the brachial plexus is the leading symptom. It may be felt at the wrist, above the clavicle and in the scapular region. Trophic changes may occur and a perfect recovery is seldom the rule. Treatment.--This is similar to that of the other forms of neurjtis. OPTIC NEURITIS.. Etiology.--This may be the result of exposure to cold and wet; in other cases it is associated with cerebral tumor, infectious diseases, diabetes and chronic nephritis. Pathology.--The whole nerve or only a portion of it may be affected, the papilla may be swollen with haziness of the margins (choked disc). Symptoms.--During the early stages it is only by use of the ophthalmoscope that the condition can be determined. The vision is but slightly affected. The field of vision is contracted. Diagnosis.--Severe cases...
Title:Diseases Of The Kidneys And Nervous SystemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217464130

ISBN - 13:9780217464130