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Page 820 - Progressive Medicine: A Quarterly Digest of Advances, Discoveries and Improvements in the Medical and Surgical Sciences. Edited by Hobart Amory Hare, MD, Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica in the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia; Physician to the Jefferson Medical College Hospital, etc.
Page 767 - ... 2. The discrepancy in the results of the various investigators is due to the technique by which the secretion is obtained. 3. As the vagina does not contain pyogenic cocci, autoinfection with them is impossible ; and when they are found in the puerperal uterus, they have been introduced from without. 4. The gonococcus is occasionally found in the vaginal secretion, and during the puerperium may extend from the cervix into...
Page 232 - Practice of Obstetrics. By American authors Edited by Charles Jewett, MD , professor of obstetrics in the Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY In one handsome octavo volume, with many illustrations in black and in colors.
Page 421 - At the time of birth the careful cleansing of the infant's eyes with a solution of twenty grains of boracic acid to the ounce should be...
Page 767 - ... nurse. 7 Puerperal infection is to be avoided by limiting vaginal examinations as much as possible, and cultivating external palpation. When vaginal examinations are to be made, the external genitalia should be carefully cleansed and disinfected, and the hands rendered as aseptic as if for a laparotomy. Vaginal douches are not necessary, and are probably harmful.