The Essentials of hematology

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Palisade Manufacturing Company, 1900 - 48 pages
 

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Page 42 - ... (b) When some fixing fluid is added to the blood, the mixture presents a certain degree of opacity according to the amount of blood, or of the fixing fluid.
Page 42 - The method is based on the following facts : — (a) When a candle flame is viewed through a glass tube containing water, a transverse line of bright illumination is seen, consisting of closely packed minute images of the flame produced by the longitudinal fibrillation of the glass.
Page 42 - It depends on the fact that when a candle-flame is viewed through a glass tube containing water, a transverse line of bright illumination is seen, consisting of closely packed images of the flame produced by the longitudinal fibrillation of the glass. When...
Page 36 - The reason for this is not known, but it has been suggested that the neighboring greater superficial petrosal nerve has been injured.
Page 34 - MALARIAL FEVER. Malarial fever, intermittent fever, fever and ague, chills and fever, and a number of other names are applied to a variety of febrile, specific, and noncontagious diseases caused by the presence in the blood of a protozoon known as the hematozoon of THE SPECIFIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
Page 43 - ... or very nearly one-half of the entire amount of blood. In the horse it is 53 per cent., in the pig 43'5 per cent., in the dog 35'7 per cent., and in the ox 32 per cent Hedin obtained in himself an average percentage total corpuscular volume of 51, the greatest differences in his own blood being 544 and 48 per cent. ; but the average for a large number of adult males was 48 and of females 43'3. In children of 6 to 13 years the amount was 45 per cent. Number of corpuscles. — The number of red...
Page 51 - Following the staining methods is a short description of the blood in primary and secondary Anemia, Leukemia, and Malaria, to which is added a chapter on Widal's test for Typhoid Fever, the recognition of which is now considered a valuable aid to diagnosis.
Page 42 - Repeated observations have shown that the development of this delicate line by dilution of the fluid selected is a very sensitive indicator of the percentage of the...

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