A Guide to the practical examination of urine

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P. Blakiston, 1893 - 272 pages

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Page 3 - JAMES TYSON, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania, and Physician to the Hospital of the University ; Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, etc., etc., etc.
Page 133 - and thoroughly mixed with it. Any excess of salt is then removed, the mixture is covered with a thin glass cover, a hair interposed, and a drop or two of glacial acetic acid allowed to pass under. The slide is then carefully warmed until bubbles begin to make their appearance. After cooling,
Page 251 - a. It melts {fusible calculus}. Treat the residue with acetic acid ; it dissolves. Add to the solution ammonia in excess ; a white crystalline precipitate falls : ammonia-magnesium phosphate. In case the melted residue is insoluble in acetic acid, treat with HC1 ; it dissolves. Add to the solution ammonia ; a white precipitate indicates calcium phosphate.
Page 167 - Add to I volume of the urine 7 volumes of the hypochlorite solution. Effervescence due to the liberation of nitrogen will immediately take place. Shake the jar containing the mixture occasionally, and stand it aside for two hours, when the urea will have been decomposed. Now take the specific gravity of the quiescent fluid. 2d. Ascertain the specific gravity of the
Page 251 - 2. A violet color to the flame : potassium urate. b. It does not melt. Dissolve the residue after ignition in a little dilute HC1, add ammonia until alkaline, and then ammonium carbonate solution. 1. A white precipitate falls : calcium urate. 2. No precipitate. Add some hydric sodic phosphate solution ; a white crystalline precipitate falls : magnesium urate. II. No
Page 89 - In making an analysis, the picric acid must be added in proportion to the amount of sugar. If the proportion of sugar be as high as six grains per ounce, a drachm of the picric acid solution will be required. If
Page 81 - If the solution remains clear, the urine is added drop by drop, the temperature being kept up, and if sugar is present the usual precipitate occurs. The quantity of urine which just removes the blue color of the solution in which one pellet is dissolved contains
Page 91 - boiled for a few seconds ; then the tube should be raised an inch or two above the flame, and held without shaking while the solution is kept quite hot, but without ebullition, for exactly one minute. If glucose is present
Page 165 - is then filled with urine up to the cc mark, and the point carefully introduced into the bend as far as it will go, holding the measuring tube perpendicularly. The nipple is then slowly and thoroughly compressed so as to expel all the urine. After the evolution of gas is complete the number of divisions is read off and the result

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