A System of practical medicine v. 1, 1885, Volume 1

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Lea Bros. & Company, 1885
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Page 479 - Chinese potters had better command of their materials than in the latter part of the seventeenth and the early part of the eighteenth century.
Page 21 - Edited by Louis Starr, MD, Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Physician to the Children's Hospital, Philadelphia.
Page 697 - Clothing, etc.. It is best to burn all articles which have been in contact with persons sick with contagious or infectious diseases. Articles too valuable to be destroyed should be treated as follows : (a.) Cotton, linen, flannels, blankets, etc., should be treated with the boiling-hot zinc solution.
Page 696 - Disinfection is the destruction of the poisons of infectious and contagious diseases. Deodorizers, or substances which destroy smells, are not necessarily disinfectants, and disinfectants do not necessarily have an odor.
Page 174 - The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
Page 663 - ... bacteria and develop as such in the system and cause the symptoms. It is, however, possible that they may act upon the exudations of the trachea as the yeast plant acts upon sugar, and cause the production of a septic poison which differs from that of ordinary putrefaction, and bears such relations to the system as to, when absorbed, cause the systemic symptoms of diphtheria.
Page 537 - I have treated this fever in houses crowded from attic to basement with children and others, who have, nevertheless, escaped infection.
Page 697 - Afterward they should be hung in the open air, beaten and shaken. Pillows, beds, stuffed mattresses, upholstered furniture, etc., should be cut open, the contents spread out and thoroughly fumigated. Carpets are best fumigated on the floor, but...
Page 697 - Premises. Cellars, yards, stables, gutters, privies, cesspools, water-closets, drains, sewers, etc., should be frequently and liberally treated with copperas solution. The copperas solution is easily prepared by hanging a basket containing about sixty pounds of copperas in a barrel of water.
Page 284 - Agglutinins begin to appear in the blood serum about the end of the first, or the beginning of the second, week of the disease, with low titers of 1:20 to 1:40.

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