The practice of medicine, Volume 1

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Renshaw, 1869 - Medicine
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Contents

Dropsy and Beriberi i
113
Suppression of the Functions of the Liver ii
116
Hepatic Tumours ii
125
Diseases of the Biliary Passages ii
133
Jaundice ii
142
Diseases of the Spleen including Splenotomy ii
148
PART XDISEASES OF THE ABDOMINAL WALLS
155
Rickets
157
Abscess of the Abdominal Parietes ii
163
PART XLDISEASES OF THE URINARY ORGANS
170
Melanosis i
176
Chronic Brights Disease ii
180
Diabetes ii
189
Gout 1112
192
Chylous Urine ii
200
Rheumatism
202
Chronic OsteoArthritis
212
Disease of the SupraRenal Capsules ii
215
Paralysis of the Bladder ii
222
General Diseases 1224
224
FEVERS
225
XVL Tumours of the Bladder ii
228
Intermittent Fever or Ague
258
Remittent Fever
264
Eruptive Fevers
271
Diseases of the Broad Ligament ii
272
Diseases of the Fallopian Tubes ii
287
Balanitis i
304
Constitutional Syphilis i
322
Uterine Tumours and Outgrowths ii
323
VH Infantile Syphilis i
332
DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
339
Alcoholism
383
Exanthemata ii
388
VIIL Insanity
391
Bulla ii
397
Squamae ii
406
Parasitici ii
415
Diseases of the Hair ii
421
Warts Corns and Horns ii
427
Paralysis i
430
General Paralysis i
432
Dracontiasis ii
435
Paraplegia i
437
Locomotor Ataxy i
440
Frostbite and Chilblains ii
443
Infantile Paralysis i
444
DISEASES OF THE BLOODVESSELS I Aortitis ii
445
Aortic Pulsation ii
446
Scrireners Palsy i
447
Hysterical Rheumatic and Diphtheritic Paralysis i
448
Aneurism of the Thoracic Aorta ii
449
Local Paralysis i
450
Progressive Muscular Atrophy i
451
Aneurism of the Abdominal Aorta ii
452
Mercurial Palsy i
455
Paralysis Agiians i
457
Convulsions in Adults i
458
Air in the Veins ii
459
Infantile Convulsions i
460
Phlegmasia Dolens ii
462
Ecstasy i
480
Chorea i
482
Tetanus i
486
Antacids ii
488
Sleep and Sleeplessness i
490
Antispasmodics ii
493
Astringents ii
495
Hypochondriasis i
499
Cathartics and Anthelmintics ii
503
Neuroma i
505
Neuritis i
506
Neuralgia i
507
Caustics and Counterirritants ii
511
Diaphoretics and Diuretics ii
513
PART VDISEASES OF THE ORGANS OF RESPIRATION AND CIRCULATION I Catarrh
514
Chronic Inflammation of the Nostrils
516
Emetics and Expectorants ii
517
Aphonia
518
Gargles and Inhalations ii
519
Lotions Liniments Collyria and Ointments ii
521
Dysphonia Clericorum
523
Croup
526
Narcotics and Sedatives ii
529
Diphtheria
537
Stimulants ii
539
Tonics U
541
Laryngitis
544
Foreign Bodies in the Air Passages
547
Laryngismus Stridulus
552
Bronchitis 1 Acute Bronchitis
554
Climates for Invalids ii
556
Bronchiectasis
561
Hay Asthma
563
Influenza
565
Hooping Cough
566
Asthma
571
Emphysema
574
Condensation of the Lung
581
Mineral Waters ii
582
Edema of the Lungs XIX Pleurisy including Hydrothorax Empyema c
583
Phthisis
593
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594
ffamorrhagic and Embolic Phthisis 2 Bronchial and Pneumonic Phthisis 3 Syphilitic Phthisis
596
Fibroid Phthisis
597
General Index ii
603
Tubercular Phthisis XXII Tubercular Phthisis XXIII Cancer of the Lung
612
Pericarditis
613
Endocarditis
618
Myocarditis
621
Valvular Diseases of the Heart
623
Hypertrophy of the Heart
632
Atrophy of the Heart including Fatty Degeneration XXX Cyanosis
636
Rupture of the Heart
639
Angina Pectoris
640
Cardiac Aneurism
641
Tumours of the Heart
642
Functional Derangement of the Heart
645
DISEASES OF THE THORACIC WALLS I Pleurodynia i
650
Intercostal Neuralgia i
651
IIL Thoracic Myalgia i
652
Abnormal Conditions of the Diaphragm i
653

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