Clinical Treatises on the Symptomatology and Diagnosis of Disorders of Respiration and Circulation: Angina pectoris

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Page 73 - has already become favorably known as one of the best presentations of the subject. In the present translation, the editor has incorporated descriptions of a number of additional outbreaks of food poisoning, elaborating upon the prophylaxis applicable to American conditions, and going more fully into the details of treatment.
Page 73 - Bacterial Food Poisoning" has already become favorably known as one of the best presentations of the subject. In the present translation, the editor has incorporated descriptions of a number of recent outbreaks of food poisoning, elaborating upon the prophylaxis applicable to American conditions, and also going more fully into detail on the subject -of- treatment. He has slightly rearranged the material so that paragraph headings could be inserted and the subject of all chapters discussed in the...
Page 75 - I have designated as Splanchnic Neurasthenia. This special form of nerve weakness is characterized by paroxysms of depression of varying duration, and is popularly known as "the blues.
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Page 67 - The irritation of the sensitive connections would therefore produce pain, and that of the centrifugal connections (vasomotor) ischsemia of the myocardium. According to which of these components prevails, the polymorphic character of the stenocardiac paroxysms and the phenomena of radiation would be susceptible of interpretation. The anguish could be explained as being due to the centripetal connections and to the vagus, owing to an irritation of the oblongata. Let us keep the complete circle...
Page 68 - A healthy heart will overcome such an attack, even though it be serious, but if the heart muscle is weak and reduced in efficiency, whether from deficient nutrition or fatty degeneration, myocarditis or adhesions to the pericardium, then even a rudimentary vascular spasm in the heart muscle may lead to a catastrophe, just as a fatty degenerated heart may suddenly cease to work without the presence of an acute ischaemia.
Page 67 - In order to bring about a stenocardiac attack it would therefore be a matter of indifference whether the causative irritation starts in the end apparatus — that is the sensitive organs of the coronary arteries — in the transit station — that is the cardiac nerves — in the rami communicantes, or finally in the central apparatus — that is the spinal cord.

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