The political writings of Sir Richard Steele

Paperback | January 17, 2013

byRichard Steele

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...tenderness than is common in typhoid. In Case V vomiting was only occasional, pain was temporary and not severe, collapse was absent, and during the twenty-three hours before death there was neither abdominal tenderness, distention nor pain. In Case VI there were quite severe abdominal pain, vomiting and weakness; temperature not noted. General condition then good for nineteen hours, when signs of peritonitis appeared. All cases died. The perforation was confirmed by operation in two, by autopsy in three others. Intussusception in Infancy and Childhood.--In the discussion of over a thousand cases collected from the literature, J. H. Hess (Arch, of Fed., Sept., 1905) says concerning treatment that the condition demands early diagnosis. Abstinence from all food and absolute prohibition of purgation are important. The question of sedatives such as opium must rest with the physician. Irrigation may be tried once or twice in properly selected cases under the following conditions: Preparation for immediate laparotomy in case of failure, complete anesthesia. Hot salt solution or plain water must be used under a pressure of not more than three feet, the fluid being left in the bowel not less than ten minutes. Contraindications to irrigation are: Recurrence after a previous complete or partial reduction; very acute and severe types of the disease, which result in early destruction of the bowel wall; signs of beginning gangrene or ulcer-ation, evidenced by subnormal temperature, profound toxemia and other septic symptoms; enteric intussusceptions. Laparotomy should follow failure of irrigation without delay, beginning with attempted simple reduction from below upward. In irreducible cases he favors resection within the bowel if feasible, otherwise...

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...tenderness than is common in typhoid. In Case V vomiting was only occasional, pain was temporary and not severe...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:390 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.8 inPublished:January 17, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217630979

ISBN - 13:9780217630979

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