Pediatrics: Orthopedic surgery

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Year Book Publishers, 1906

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Page 36 - ... of proteid indigestion. Each of these may occur alone or in combination with the others. Proteid indigestion is most common, but fat indigestion is also frequent. Each must be treated individually, the form of indigestion present must be ascertained if possible, and appropriate measures be adopted. The treatment is almost exclusively dietary ; the fats and sugar can be regulated by varying the amounts of cream and sugar in the food. The composition of cows...
Page 94 - ... of the uterus to relieve the plethora by the rupture of capillaries and exfoliations of mucous membrane. He uses the lactate of iron in doses of from three to five grains three times a day, associated with chlorate of...
Page 184 - The prevention of this serious lesion of the cervical nerve trunks rests with the obstetrician, who should not overstretch the child's neck in the process of delivery. 2. The persistence of the palsy is clearly explained by the pathological findings...
Page 148 - That the primary element in the causation of this condition is a disturbance of the co-ordination of the respiratory movements, probably due to some developmental backwardness of the cortical structures which control them.
Page 100 - Herman makes these deductions: (1) Cases of scarlatinal infection through open wounds have the following characteristics: (a) The period of incubation is short, (b) There is a characteristic change in the appearance of the wound following infection, (c) The neighboring lymph nodes become enlarged, (d) The rash usually (but not necessarily) begins at the point of inoculation, (e) The throat symptoms are mild.
Page 57 - Irritative diarrhea. Acute intestinal indigestion of the irritative type, characterized by the absence of persistent fever and by the presence of curds and undigested masses in the discharges, (c) Fermental diarrhea. Acute intestinal indigestion of the fermental type, characterized by the absence of fever...
Page 57 - The chief or primary cause of all the above types is the increased heat of the weather occurring during the summer months, which probably acts in the noninfectious cases by producing functional disturbance either of the nervous system or of the digestion ; and which acts in the infectious cases by producing in the intestine conditions more favorable to the occurrence of infection. The name Thermic Diarrhea can be given to the entire group.
Page 92 - ... same quantities of hydrogen and of carbon in their oxidation yield varying amounts of heat according to the chemical compounds in which they are contained, and we cannot say positively whether the compounds oxidized are the same in fever as in health under like conditions of nutrition. Upon the whole the weight of evidence is in favor of the view that the excess of...
Page 74 - ... in a mass of semisolid fecal matter. The pin measured one and one-quarter inches in length by one-half inch across at the open end.
Page 196 - ... the abdominal cavity when distended or otherwise displaced, a feature observed until puberty is near at hand. The uterus in the child is almost entirely made up of cervix, there being very little body, and it lies in the upper part of the pelvis. At birth the ovaries have descended as far as the brim of the true pelvis, but in children a few weeks old they are found close to the external iliac arteries at the side of the pelvis. I have found, however, the uterus and appendages well above the...

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