A Textbook of Gynecology

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Charles Alfred Lee Reed
D. Appleton and Company, 1901 - Women - 900 pages
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Page 578 - The lungs contained eight or nine nodules, -varying in size from that of a millet seed to that of a pea.
Page 604 - ... in size from that of a pigeon's egg, to that of a man's head.
Page 600 - The pebbles vary in size from that of a pigeon's egg to that of coarse sand.
Page 463 - Treat the Empress as you would a shopkeeper's wife in the Rue St. Martin, but, if one life must be lost, by all means save the mother." In marked contrast to him we had Henry VIII, who, when thus questioned before the birth of his son Edward, exclaimed : " Save the child, by all means, for other wives can be easily found." At the present time such men might be put down as either a good husband but a bad father, or a good father but a bad husband. The doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church has been...
Page 458 - By alternate traction and upward pressure of the uterus, an accurate idea may now be obtained as to the proper point to begin the circular incision, so as to avoid injuring the bladder or opening into the cul-de-sac of Douglas. As to the latter, however, should it be found that the disease has involved the retro-uterine tissues, and that its excision or destruction by the cautery...
Page 165 - 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 the uterus and tubes.
Page 458 - I have never known any harm to come from it whether it was done accidentally or by design. Should it be evident at the outset that the operation, in order to be thorough, must include a portion of the cul-de-sac. it will be better to make the line of incision anterior to this, until the cervix has been removed, and leave the incision of the retro-uterine parts by the cautery knife to be the final proceeding. Under these circumstances all that will be needed will be an antiseptic tampon properly applied.
Page 844 - These pebbles vary in size from that of a pea to that of an egg. They...
Page i - College of Medicine, State University of Nebraska; Gynecologist to the Clarkson Memorial Hospital and...
Page 818 - ... have but two, others have four, but 90 per cent. of persons possess three. The uppermost 'valve' is invariably situated at the juncture of the rectum and the sigmoid flexure, which 'valve...

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