Aids to Diagnosis: Part I-[III] ...

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1883
 

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Page 72 - A' made a finer end and went away an it had been any christom* child; a' parted even just between twelve and one, even at the turning o' the tide: for after I saw him fumble with the sheets and play with flowers and smile upon his fingers...
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Page 24 - When the other teeth are affected these very rarely escape, and very often they are malformed when all the others are of fairly good shape. The characteristic malformation of the upper central incisors consists in a dwarfing of the tooth, which is usually both narrow and short, and in the atrophy of its middle lobe. This atrophy leaves a single broad notch (vertical) in the edge of the tooth, and sometimes from this notch a shallow furrow passes upwards on both anterior and posterior surface nearly...
Page 69 - Once the temperature, when taken, was 104, yet she was not at all "feverish;" it was just excitement, and too evanescent to produce any distinct consequences. Further, listen to what Austin Flint says: "The physician is liable to be misled by placing too much reliance on the laws of temperature. They are not infrequently interfered with by complications and accidental events. As an illustration, a young girl had passed through typhoid fever, convalescence being declared, in connection with other...
Page 69 - With regard to the information furnished by the thermometer, as well as other diagnostic symptoms, it is to be borne in mind that there are exceptions to rules which are generally applicable.' It is in the female sex that these neurosal disturbances are usually manifested. At the catamenial week of the menstrual cycle, temperature perturbations are common, and a pyrexia, for which there is no apparent cause, may at these times cause unnecessary alarm.
Page 41 - The food, in passing along the alimentary canal, is subjected to the action of certain juices which are the products of the secretory activity of the epithelium cells of the alimentary mucous membrane itself, or of the glands which belong to it. These juices (viz., saliva, gastric juice, bile, pancreatic juice, succus entericus, and the secretion of the large intestine), poured upon and mingling with the food, produce in it such changes, that from being largely insoluble it becomes largely soluble...
Page 42 - These juices (viz., saliva, gastric juice, bile, pancreatic juice, succus entericus, and the secretion of the large intestine,) poured upon and mingling with the food, produce in it such changes, that from being largely insoluble it becomes largely soluble in an alkaline fluid such as blood, or otherwise modify it in such a way that the larger portion of what is eaten passes into the blood, either directly by means of the capillaries of the alimentary canal, or indirectly by means of the lacteal...
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Page 40 - raw" or "bare" tongue. This condition of the tongue has not, in my experience, received from medical writers a tithe of the attention it deserves to have paid to it. Here the superficial structures of the tongue are denuded, more or less completely, of the natural epithelium. In convalescence from acute conditions, where the tongue has been coated, sometimes the tongue is abnormally red and imperfectly covered with epithelium, and here a coat is apt to form again (Flint). Both in acute or chronic...

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