Sajous's Analytical Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine, Volume 5

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F.A. Davis Company Publishers, 1905 - Medicine
 

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Page 331 - Marked changes occur in the right half of the heart, with far-reaching degenerative changes in the muscle, heartclots, and vasomotor paralysis. Three remedies meet the indications presented by the circulatory changes due to paralysis of the vasomotor centers, the dilated condition of the arteries and the weakened heart. These are strychnine, digitalis and suprarenal extract or adrenalin, its active principle. Adrenalin acts on the heart and blood vessels favorably; it does not act on the vasomotor...
Page 694 - The plaster casts should not be used at all, even in cases where we have a fracture, unless it be impossible to maintain a proper position of the joint. 5. Hydrotherapy in the shape of ice applied over a wet -cloth the first few hours; water in the shape of hot fomentations or in the shape of the...
Page 75 - Aquae qs ad Oi. Both of these are to be applied cold, the compresses being wrung out of the boric acid or the arnica mixture and changed frequently. After twenty-four to forty-eight hours, when the swelling has subsided, the discoloration will show itself in a more pronounced manner ; the lengthy duration of this stage can be cut short by hot applications and by massage. Flannel cloths are to be wrung out of hot water — as hot as can be borne — and allowed to lie upon the lids, being changed...
Page 86 - Wirsung, due to pancreatic calculi, to biliary calculi in the terminal part of the common bile-duct, or to carcinoma invading the head or body of the gland. Duct obstruction may be followed by the invasion of bacteria, which take part in the production of the resulting lesion. •3. Ascending infection of the unobstructed duct of Wirsung may follow an acute lesion of the duodenum or of the bile passages, and may cause chronic inflammation.
Page 693 - Having applied these strips, another strip should be placed at right angles to them, which makes it run parallel to the back of the leg. One of the shorter strips should be selected for this purpose. Beginning well behind and above the ankle, this strip should be carried down around the sole of the foot and brought up on the other side of the leg, making as it were, a stirrup for the foot.
Page 672 - Tapping the tendon of the supinator longus produces flexion of forearm. Back of shoulder and arm. Outer side of arm and forearm to wrist.
Page 484 - The tonsil may be the port of entry of the rheumatic virus, and this even though the naked-eye appearance of the throat gives no indication of its being affected. 5. The particular affection of the throat which is associated with rheumatism is not yet established. Apparently it is not peritonsillar abscess. 6. Peritonsillar inflammation does not appear to be arrested by the administration of antirheumatic remedies.
Page 365 - ... injections of salt solution. 2. The hysterical condition which is so commonly found present should be controlled by strengthening the will and influencing the dominant ideas of the patient. 3. All sources of peripheral irritation should be discovered and treated. 4. In extreme cases subcutaneous saline injections serve the threefold purpose of (a...
Page 331 - When the vasomotor center is exhausted and blood pressure study proves the inefficiency of strychnine, Adrenalin may still be administered, and, in some cases which seem unpromising, when combined with the method of stimulation about to be suggested, we may carry the patient beyond the critical period to a safe recovery. Suprarenal extract, or Adrenalin, has seemed to the author to act as a needed food in all infections where there is danger of myocardial degeneration.
Page 484 - That this action proves the rheumatic nature of the disease cannot yet be accepted. 7. The question requires further research in two directions: one in differentiating the various forms of angina, and settling the one which is associated with rheumatism; the other in further research to discover the true nature of rheumatism.

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