The Medico-Chirurgical Review Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 Excerpt: ...same thing as what Broussais is contending for in this place. If, for the terms used by both authors, they had substituted irritation, we should have been ready to agree with them. As it is, the doctrine of Broussais is one of great interest, a« will be'seen in our progress. It will tend greatly to remove ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 Excerpt: ...same thing as what Broussais is contending for in this place. If, for the terms used by both authors, they had substituted irritation, we should have been ready to agree with them. As it is, the doctrine of Broussais is one of great interest, a« will be'seen in our progress. It will tend greatly to remove some of the obscurity which involves the class neuroses, and prove that many of them which are considered idiopathic, are only tympathetic irritations of disordered viscera or deranged secretions. rises to the point of inflammation, we have then the symptoms of gastritis, in consequence of which, the brain is more irritated than before, and, in a very high degree of this sympathetic cerebral irritation, inflammation of the brain itself may take place. 111. Intense irritations of all organs are transmitted to the heart; and then the circulation is accelerated, the heat augmented, and most unpleasant sensations excited on the surface. This is fever, taken in a general or abstracted point of view. 112. Fever is always the consequence of irritation of the heart, primitive or sympathetic. 113. Every irritation sufficient'/ intense to produce fever is a shade of inflammation. 114. Every inflammation sufficiently intense to produce fever, when propagated to the heart, is, at the same time, sufficiently so to be propagated to the brain and stomach--and as the nature of inflammation is not changed by its sympathetic propagation from one organ to another, the affection of heart, brain, and stomach, in these cases, is a grade or shade of inflammation. 115. Irritations transmitted to the brain and stomach from an inflamed organ, sometimes diminish, while the original inflammation persists; and these two organs (brain and stomach) regain their functions, whilst th...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150784347
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.67 (d)

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