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The pulmonary form of acute miliary tuberculosis is admittedly the most rapidly fatal of all types of phthisical lesions. Its diagnosis does not as a rule present many difficulties because the marked prostration, cyanosis and dyspnea, which are apparently out of all proportion to the...
Surprised at the large number of children dying in Central America, the author decided to look into the causes and point out the possible remedy. This he has striven to do in the present book, one of practical advice on child hygiene. Without aiming at originality or beauty of style, he...
The Census Bureau's summary of the annual report on mortality statistics reveals that 1,142,558 deaths occurred in 1920 within the death registration area of the continental United States, or among 82 per cent, of its population. For the entire group of states it may therefore be...
The types of congenital heart lesion encountered in adult life, for instance, around the age of 40, are of two kinds. The typical congenital heart lesion, with the enormous enlargement in the region of the conus and the marked thrill in the pulmonary region, accompanied by loud systolic...
Apropos of the recent report by Helmholz and Rosenow1 of three cases of acute encephalitis treated with specific serum, it is of interest to record the striking effect of nonspecific serum in a case of acute encephalitis of the meningeal form.
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There is a widespread belief that, through bacterial changes in foods present within the alimentary tract, substances can arise that possess a harmfulness or toxicity of varying intensity for the organism. Clinical observations and personal experience serve to fortify this prevalent...
Goat's milk is pure white, without especially pronounced odor or taste. There may be a peculiar "goaty" taste and unpleasant odor to the milk, but this can be entirely avoided if the milk is properly produced and handled, that is, by preventing manurial pollution, by keeping male...
Dyspnea and Pneumothorax
At a recent meeting of the Academy of Medicine, Dautrebande and Spehl presented an important study on the causes of dyspnea and of death in open pneumothorax. They conclude that surgical pneumothorax induces dyspnea owing to anoxemia, and...
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