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An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain ...
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An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic: In the Cure of Certain ...
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abscess accident adherent eschar applied the caustic applied the lunar bruise caus caustic to form caustic was applied centre cold poultice complete continued cure cuticle day the eschar day the swelling eschar became eschar remained adherent eschar separated eschar was found eschars had separated eschars were adherent evacuated a little evacuated the fluid excoriated finger flammation fluid was evacuated following day form an adherent form an eschar formation fortnight fourth day fungous gold-beater's skin healing by eschar herent inches in length incision leaving the ulcer little fluid lunar caustic mation mode of treatment nearly observations oedema orifice pain and swelling patient penknife phagedenic ulcer plied poul poultice and lotion prevented punctured wounds reapplied remedy removed repeated the application round the eschar scab sepa severe shin slough sore subjacent fluid succeeding day surrounding skin swelling and pain third day Tinea Capitis tion treatment by eschar trials unadherent
Page 7 - As the eschar undergoes these changes of colour, it gradually becomes harder and resembles black sticking plaster. In the course of a few days, according to the size and state of the wound, the eschar becomes corrugated, and begins to separate at its edges, and it at length peels off altogether, leaving the surface of the sore underneath in a healed state.
Page 52 - ... neglected in the beginning. B. Unwin, aged forty, washerwoman, applied to me on July 10, 1820, with severe inflammation and ulceration of the middle finger, arising from a puncture by a pin or needle, some time before. There was much painful tumefaction, and the integuments had burst along nearly half the length of the finger, on the ulnar side, and over the middle joint, on the radial side. The probe did not, however, pass to the bone, or into the joint. I applied the nitrate of silver deeply...
Page 45 - I found that the poultice had not been applied; there were more pain and swelling; an eschar was formed over the puncture which I removed and thus gave issue to a considerable quantity of pus; I again enjoined the application of a cold poultice kept constantly moist and cold with water.