A guide to the clinical examination of patients and the diagnosis of disease

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Boericke & Tafel, 1881 - Medical - 223 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION J 1 Introduction
17
Pathognomonic symptoms
18
Examination of the patient
19
Prognosis
20
Repeated examinations
22
Autopsy
23
GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS I 16 Divisions of the examination of patients
24
2326 Palpation 2834
28
Suppurative hepatitis hepatic abscess
152
Cancer of the liver
153
Thrombosis of the portal vein
154
Hematogenic icterus
155
Ascites
156
Renal diseases
157
Skin Diseases
160
244
166

Mensuration
34
Haemorrhages 6264
62
Hysteria 1
77
GENERAL CLINICAL EXAMINATION OF PATIENTS
96
108 Condition of the heart and of the circulation
102
112 Condition of the uropoetic system
109
Condition of the thoracic cavity and its contained organs
110
Position of the heart
115
Position of the ostia and valves of the heart
116
Condition of the abdominal cavity and its contained organs
119
132138 The various regions of the abdomen 120121
120
General condition of the abdomen
122
Upper border of fluids
123
Position of the liver
124
143 Examination of the liver
125
Position of the stomach
127
146147 Palpation of the stomach
128
Palpation of the pylorus
129
Examination of the intestines
130
Palpation and percussion of the colon
131
Examination of the spleen
132
Position of the pancreas
133
Position and examination of the ureters
134
SPECIAL CLINICAL EXAMINATION 1 Patients having Symplomi pointing to a Disease of the Lungs or Pleura 160 161 Acute thoracic diseases
136
Bronchitis
137
Hypertrophy of the heart
143
Patients having Symptoms pointing to a Disease of one of the Abdominal Organs PAGE 185 a Diseases of the stomach
147
Chronic gastric catarrh
148
Acute catarrh of the small intestines
149
Cancer of the rectum
150
c Diseases of the liver
151
Local symptoms herdsymptome
167
Epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis
168
Embolism of the artery of the fissure of Sylvius
169
Tumors of the brain and its meninges
170
Encephalitis abscess of the brain
171
Febrile diseases of the spinal cord
172
Phenomena of sensory depression
173
Acute myelitis
174
Patients having Symptoms pointing to a Disease of the Peripheral Nerves 8 272 Diseases of the peripheral nerves
175
Tetanus
176
Chorea
177
Paralysis infantilis spinalis
178
Poisoning 282 Poisoning
179
Delirium tremens
180
Patients having Symptoms pointing to a Disease of the Whole Organism 285 Constitutional diseases
181
Infectious and noninfectious diseases
182
The acute exanthemata
183
Scarlatina
184
Measles
185
Intermittent fever
186
Typhus recurrens
188
Typhus ahdominalis
189
Typhus exanthematicus
190
Cholera
191
Cholera nostras
192
Epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis
193
Septicemia
194
Pytemia
195
Lyssa humana
202
Diabetes inositus
209

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