Pneumonia and Pneumococcus Infections

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C. J. Head & Company, 1904 - Pneumonia, Pneumococcal - 211 pages
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Page 57 - The anatomical explanation of abdominal pain is that the lower six intercostal nerves supply the abdominal wall as well as the parietal and diaphragmatic pleura, and...
Page 26 - Even when we profess rehabilitation and correction as objectives, we probably know that to all of us some of the time and some of us all of the time punishment and retribution are factors.
Page 35 - ... congested and red on the inner surface of the legs and around the abdomen. The color varies from a pinkish red to a very dark red. Thickening and cracking of the ears and scabs on the skin may be observed. The symptoms of swine plague in many cases are identical with those of hog cholera. The course of the disease varies from a few hours to a day or three weeks. I have in mind a herd of hogs that I visited in the United States, containing 90 head, 89 of which were sick with hog cholera at the...
Page 57 - Particular note should be made of the eleventh intercostal nerve, which is distributed to the iliac region.
Page 133 - Norris) states that the pneumococcus is something over twice as apt to involve the aortic valves at other bacteria, and about one-third as apt to involve the mitral, while it- attacks the tricuspid twenty times as often.
Page 160 - ... in short series of cases such as occur in one hospital from year to year, but that in series large enough to counteract the influence of mere chance the mortality does not vary much from time to time. Sex...
Page 204 - The strips should be about an inch and a half wide and long enough to pass beyond the median line, both front and back.
Page 28 - Juergensen says that 2.9 per cent of the men and 2.2 per cent of the women admitted to the General Hospital in Vienna between the years 1858 and 1870 were suffering from pneumonia.
Page 28 - ... personal circumstances and industrial history of claimants to benefits under the unemployment insurance act. The report finds that 66.5 per cent of all the males interviewed, and 73.5 per cent of all the females were persons who in normal times would usually be in regular employment, while only 3.6 per cent of the males and 2.0 per cent of the females were regarded as "verging on the unemployable.
Page 129 - Examination showed an area of dulness beginning to the right of the right nipple line, curving up across the sternum at the level of the upper border of the third rib and then down to the anterior axillary line on the left.

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