Elements of medicine

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Blanchard and Lea, 1859 - 24 pages
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INFLAMMATIONa complex condition a fluxus determination to a part local
PERIODICITYthe special revolution rhythm and duration of diseases selflimit
CLASSIFICATION OF Diseases a matter of expediency and convenience the phy
These various types of fever absolutely distinct the dogma of a common febrile
INTERMITTENTSsubdivided according to the time occupied by their revolutions
REMITTENT FEVERSclosely connected with malarious intermittents belong
Country FEVERa local phrasesignificant however of peculiarities widely recog
Continued Feversdefined and described not connected like the periodical
Typhous Feverincluding two groups Typhoid and Typhus the opinion main
its history curious and interesting
PNEUMONIA TYPHOIDESrecognized as a distinct form of fever best if not exclu
SYMPTOMATIC FEVERthe phrase too vaguely used to denote the febrile
CARDIAC AFFECTIONSthe great organ of the circulation liable
Valvular Alterationsderanging its structure and functions and produc
HEMORRHAGESobviously divided into simple and cachectic the former treated
HEMORRHAGES OF CACHECTIC CHARACTERPurpura and Scurvy which closely
HYDROPSgeneral history constitutes a diathesis or rather a special cachexy
SCROFULOSIS Struma Scrofulaa specific cachexy or morbid diathesis with
GASTRITISAcute seldom occurs alone or idiopathicallythe chronic form is more
DIARRHEAa neuropathic affection of the small intestines manifested by undue
DYSENTERYseated in the larger bowels pyrectic inflammatory and hemorrhagic

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