Feeding per rectum

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Page 4 - These suppositories are of such a size that the digested and extracted product of twenty ounces of meat from which the insoluble matter is removed is contained in about five suppositories. The convenience of this method is very great. It is easy for most patients to introduce them themselves, and their use is attended with no discomfort whatever in the majority of cases. After an hour or two the waxy basis is frequently returned, the peptone and extractive being absorbed. In some...
Page 3 - He states that he has had nine patients in the Kolner Burger Hospital, seven of whom were suffering from cancer of the oesophagus, one from cancer of the pylorus, and one from chronic ulcer of the stomach. In all of these a cleansing enema was administered in the morning, followed by the introduction into the rectum...
Page 9 - ... extract supplied in the hospital stores. Beef Extract (US Army Hospital Receipt for Twelve Men}. Directions. — Infuse a third of a pound of fresh beef, finely minced, in fourteen ounces of cold soft water, to which a few drops (four or five) of muriatic acid and a little salt (from ten to eighteen grains) have been added. After digesting for an hour to an hour and a quarter, strain it through a sieve and wash the residue with five ounces of cold water, pressing it to remove all soluble matter....
Page 9 - ... grains) have been added. After digesting for an hour to an hour and a quarter, strain it through a sieve and wash the residue with five ounces of cold water, pressing it to remove all soluble matter. The mixed liquid will contain the whole of the soluble constituents of the meat (albumen, creatine, etc.), and it may be drank cold or slightly warmed.
Page 9 - ... of muriatic acid and a little salt (from ten to eighteen grains) have been added. After digesting for an hour to an hour and a quarter, strain it through a sieve and wash the residue with five ounces of cold water, pressing it to remove all soluble matter. The mixed liquid will contain the whole of the soluble constituents of the meat (albumin, creatin, etc.).
Page 4 - ... are of such a size that the digested and extracted product of twenty ounces of meat from which the insoluble matter is removed, is contained in about five suppositories. The convenience of this method is very great. It is easy for most patients to introduce them themselves; and their use is attended with no discomfort whatever in the majority of cases. After an hour or two the waxy basis is frequently returned, the peptone and extractive being absorbed. In some few cases, owing to irritability...
Page 4 - ... excites secretion by the gastric and intestinal glands, and in the absence of ingesta in the stomach and small intestine, the fluids secreted by these glands pass into the large intestine in a sufficient quantity to effect digestion within the latter. Whatever may be the explanation, clinical experience fully establishes the fact that the digestion of animal broths, milk and eggs, takes place in the rectum without the addition of agents, — namely, pepsin and hydrochloric acid, — which are...
Page 13 - Qaz. d'hop. in Med. prat. Paris, 1831, ii., p. 109. Aran (FA): De 1'emploi des lavements de vin, en particulier dans le traitement de la chlorose, de la dyspepsie, de la phthisie pulmonaire, etc., et dans le convalescence des maladies graves.
Page 1 - Feeding per rectum: as illustrated in the case of the late President Garfield and others.
Page 4 - Artificially-digested meat is mixed with a little wax and starch, and made into a suppository. These suppositories are of such a size that the digested and extracted product of twenty ounces of meat from which the insoluble matter is removed is contained in about five suppositories. The convenience of this method is very great.

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