Lectures on the elements or first principler of surgery

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byJohn Chiene

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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.1882 Excerpt: ... The American Practitioner. JUNE, 1879. Certainly It is excellent discipline for an author to feel that he mast say all that he has to say in the fewest possible words, or his reader is sure to skip them; and in the plainest possible words, or his reader will certainly misunderstand them. Generally, also, a downright fact may be told in a plain way; and we want downright facts at present more than anything else.--Buskin. THE ELEMENTS OF SURGERY. BY JOHN CHIENE, M. D., F. R. C. S. E. Surgeon to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, etc., etc. LECTURE II.--Hemorrhage--Structure of the Vessels--Phenomena of Hemorrhage and its Natural Arrest--Causes of these Phenomena--Bleeding from an Injured Tissue--The Method of "Bloodless Surgery"--Artificial Arrest of Hemorrhage--Torsion--Ligatures--Plugging--Acupressure--Styptics--Caustics--Varieties of Hemorrhage--Primary Hemorrhage--Reactionary Hemorrhage--Secondary Hemorrhage--Effects of Severe Hemorrhage. THE PROCESS OF REPAIR:--First, In A Wounded Vessel; Second, In The Injured Tissues. Hemorrhage.--With my remarks on the process of repair, I intend to associate very closely what I have to say on the subject of hemorrhage. The irritation which is accompanied by laceration of the tissues presents at first sight a much more complicated series of phenomena than that which I have been dwelling upon. The process of exudation does not go on alone. Each tissue in the body, with one or two exceptions, is practically a sponge traversed in all directions by minute canals filled with blood; and any break in the continuity of a vascular part is accompanied by rupture or wounding of some of these canals. Hence we have hemorrhage. A short consideration of the process by which a wounded vessel is repaired will, in my opinion, be the best i...

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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.1882 Excerpt: ... The American Practitioner. JUNE, 1879. Certainly It is excellent discipline for an author to feel that he mast say all that he h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217862047

ISBN - 13:9780217862042

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