Observations on the Nature and Cure of Dropsies,: And Particularly on the Presence of the Coagulable Part of the Blood in Dropsical Urine; to which is Added, an Appendix, Containing Several Cases of Angina Pectoris, with Dissections, &c

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row., 1813 - Angina pectoris - 410 pages
 

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Page 364 - His father had long suffered under an indisposition (even before the time his son could remember) which gave him rather frequent pains than sickness ; and gave him cause to be terrified with the expectation of the stone, without being exercised with the present sense of it: but from the time he was sixty years of age it increased very much, and four or five years before his death, with circumstances scarce heard of before, and the causes whereof are not yet understood by any physician: he was very...
Page 365 - Michaelmas day, when in the morning he went to visit his brother sir Laurence Hyde, who was then making a journey in the service of the king, and from him went to the church to a sermon, where he found himself a little pressed as he used to be, and therefore thought fit to make what haste he could to his house, and was no sooner come thither into a lower room, than having made water, and the pain And death, in his arm seizing upon him, he fell down dead, without the least motion of any limb.
Page 266 - ... astringents. If, however, the doctrine of Stahl is ever true in an actual inflammatory haemorrhage, it is certainly most strictly so with regard to this flux of serum. Whoever endeavours to restrain it by bark, steel, and similar remedies, will inevitably see reason to repent that attempt in an increased tension and fulness, a pulpy countenance, a cough, if there has been already none, and in worse cases a true peripneumony. The very symptom for which he has prescribed will likewise be aggravated....
Page 325 - Observations on Pulmonary Consumption and Intermittent Fever, chiefly as Diseases opposed to each other ; with an attempt to arrange several other Diseases, according to the Alliance or Opposition which exists between them, and one or other of the two former...
Page 168 - ... daily for some time, and then in lesser quantities. During the use of no more than two drachms of the infusion daily, a pain came over one of his eyes. He complained of great disturbance of his brain, which he himself referred to the draughts, and within twenty-four hours this symptom was followed by a watery, exhausting diarrhoea and low delirium. General convulsions speedily ensued, in which there was complete insensibility, and foaming at the mouth, with an almost total cessation of the action...
Page 325 - Transactions of a Society for the Improvement of Medical and Chirurgical Knowledge.
Page 333 - have been diseased in an unusual proportion in such dissections. In no less than three instances out of the eleven here referred to — viz., three in Dr. Wells' work, and eight in mine — they were thickened or hardened, and even with a confused structure, in two or three containing hydatids or vesicles.
Page 365 - Laurence Hyde, who was then making a journey in the service of the king, and from him went to the church to a sermon, where he found himself a little pressed as he used to be, and therefore thought fit to make what haste he could to his house, and was no sooner come thither into a lower room, than having made water, and the pain in his arm seizing upon him, he fell down dead, without the least motion of any limb. The suddenness of it...
Page 269 - A correct guide to it may be found in the firmness, copiousness, and early appearance of coagulum in the urine ; its limits, in the improvement of that discharge, the state of the blood, and the relief of the other symptoms.
Page 364 - ... as hath been seldom known in a man of his age : but he had the image of death so constantly before him in those continual torments, that for many years before his death he always parted with his son as to see him no more...

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