General Medicine, Volume 1

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Year Book Publishers., 1919
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Page 385 - ... apprehension, throbbing, asthenia, and in fact an increase of any of the symptoms of which the patient may have complained. Vasomotor changes may be present; namely, an early pallor of the face, lips and fingers due to vasoconstriction, to be followed in 15 to 30 minutes by a stage of vasodilation with flushing and sweating.
Page 130 - There is undoubted improvement in numerous cases of arthritis following the removal of an abscessed tooth or a diseased tonsil or when a case of active pyorrhea has received proper treatment. On the contrary, many such cases are given similar careful treatment without affecting the progress of the joint condition in the slightest degree. One...
Page 341 - After a recipient has been transfused with blood of a group other than his own, specimens of his, blood treated with a serum that will agglutinate his own corpuscles but not the transfused corpuscles show unagglutinated corpuscles in large numbers.
Page 200 - A number of small cuts, each about one-eighth of an inch long, are made on the flexor surfaces of the forearm. These cuts are made with a sharp scalpel, but are not deep enough to draw blood, although they do penetrate the skin. On each cut is placed a protein and to it is added a drop of tenth-normal sodium hydroxide solution to dissolve the protein and to permit of its rapid absorption.
Page 384 - Two readings are taken, at five-minute intervals, of the blood" pressure, systolic and diastolic, pulse rate, and respiration. A note is made of the subjective and objective condition of the patient. This includes the state of the subjective nervous manifestations, the throbbing, heat and cold sensations, asthenia, and the objective signs, such as pallor or flushing of the hands and face, the size of the pupils, throbbing of the neck vessels, and precordium, tremor, temperature of the hands and feet,...
Page 1 - General Medicine, edited by FRANK BILLINGS, MS, MD, head of the Medical Department and Dean of the Faculty of the Rush Medical College, Chicago, and JH SALISBURY, AM, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chicago Clinical School.
Page 384 - ... throbbing, heat and cold sensations, asthenia, and the objective signs, such as pallor or flushing of the hands and face, the size of the pupils, throbbing of the neck vessels, and precordium, tremor, temperature of the hands and feet, perspiration, and any other characteristic signs or symptoms noticed. These signs are all noted previous to the injection of the adrenalin so that comparison may be made after the injection. A hypodermic syringe armed with a fine needle which, when inserted causes...
Page 267 - Two diagnostic criteria are spoken of by which this relation can be diagnosed from the radial pulse alone : First and most important, is the absolute character of the arrhythmia. The heart is never regular and seldom or never do two beats of the same character or length succeed each other. The second consists in the absence of a definite and continued relationship between the strength of a beat and the length of the pause which preceded it.
Page 164 - ... per minute remains practically constant, this is accepted as the average mean rate. Then one-thirtieth grain of atropin sulphate is injected hypodermically into the upper arm, after which the patient continues to remain quietly in the same position. After twenty minutes have elapsed the pulse rate is taken again and the counting is continued until the maximum rate per minute has been reached and it has definitely started to fall to a lower level. The difference between this high level and the...
Page 416 - ... patient whose metabolism has not become accustomed to so low a quantity of carbohydrate. But so soon as the patient has received the essential gram protein per kilogram body weight, the fat in the diet should be increased above the 15 to 20 grams which undoubtedly are introduced with the protein ration. If the patient is one in whom acidosis has been an essential factor, or if the patient is obese, the fat should be increased slowly, and for such a patient an increase of 5 to 10 grams a day may...

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