Medical guide to Contrexéville

Paperback | February 12, 2012

byAlbert Émile Debout

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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. 1883 Excerpt: ... diabetic patients and gives rapid results in such cases; That these results, obtained without any special diet, prove that they are due to the mineral waters alone; That the use of these fortifying waters is admirably suited to diabetic patients in whom they regulate the renal, intestinal and cutaneous functions. Hepatic colics. The passage of biliary concretions from the vesicle into the intestine occasions excruciating pains which usually begin in the pit of the stomach, radiating towards the right, especially in the direction of the shoulder-blade, accompanied by nausea, vomiting and often followed by a more or less jaundiced complexion. The seat of these pains often causes them to be mistaken at first for cramps in the stomach, especially when they do not last long and are not violent. How many times have we attended patients who had long been s treated for so-called cramps in the stomach until a violent crisis at last led the way to a true diagnostic and until the appearance of jaundice showed the part performed by the liver in the disease! My personal observations and the clinique of Contrexeville completely confirm the opinion of Professor Lassegue, when he says (1): "We may assert that cramp in the stomach, as it has been described by some writers, does not exist; that almost always, if not always, when one observes a sudden, excruciating pain seated in the pit of the stomach, having no connection with the recent ingestion of food or with the introduction of a corrosive poison, and not resulting in an evident indigestion, there is reason to admit at once the existence of an hepalic colic." Sudden, temporary pains which, having their seat in the stomach, might bo mistaken for a slight hepatic colic, do not radiate towards the hypochondria and especi...

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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. 1883 Excerpt: ... diabetic patients and gives rapid results in such cases; That these results, obtained without any special diet, prove that they...

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

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ISBN - 10:0217234682

ISBN - 13:9780217234689

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