A Text-book of Physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians

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W.B. Saunders Company, 1907 - 939 pages

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Page 853 - The calorimeter used in this way measures directly the amount of heat given off from the animal during the period of observation. The amount of heat produced in the animal's body during this time may be the same, or may be more or less. To arrive at a knowledge of this factor observations must be made upon the animal's body temperature by means of a thermometer in the rectum. If this body temperature is the same at the end as at the beginning of the experiment then it is obvious that the heat produced...
Page 941 - The first part of the work deals with general surgery, and embraces what is usually included under the head of principles of surgery. Special attention is given to the subject of inflammation from the surgeon's point of view, due consideration being accorded the influences of traumatism and bacterial infection as the predisposing and exciting causes of this condition. Then follow sections on the injuries and diseases of separate tissues, gunshot injuries, acute wound diseases, chronic surgical infections...

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