Parliamentary Papers, Volume 34

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1863
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Page 505 - ... to five, or ten weeks — marked by irregular exacerbations and remissions, great derangement of the assimilative organs, tenderness in epigastric region, splenic enlargement, slight jaundice, without any exanthem. Neither bronchitis nor diarrhoea, as a rule. The patient is prone to relapses, and the disorder is followed by a protracted convalescence and a...
Page 363 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...
Page 430 - ... period of time, after primary sores on the genitals, when secondary symptoms usually make their appearance ; if some of his complaints are clearly traceable to this source ; if, along with debility, night-sweats, emaciation, nervous irritability, and broken rest at night, we find cough ; and if this group of symptoms have associated themselves with others, evidently syphilitic, such as periostitis, sore throat, and eruption on the skin, then we may, with confidence, refer all to the same origin,...
Page 505 - By this is meant a fever characterized by the following symptoms and course; a preliminary stage of subacute dyspepsia, anorexia, nausea, headache, feeling of weakness, lassitude, and inaptitude for exertion, mental or physical, chills, muscular pain, and lastly, a fever having a long course, three to five or ten weeks, marked by irregular exacerbations and remissions, great derangements of the assimilative organs, tenderness in the epigastric region, and splenic enlargement.
Page 435 - During the growth of the nodule, proliferation advances slowly, and a gluey-like material forms, which constitutes the inner cell-material of the nodule. If near the surface, such a nodule is apt to melt down, soften, open, and ulcerate; and such a result seems to be associated with other evidence of active constitutional disease, such as exists with a predisposition to tubercle, or with its actual existence. The...
Page 436 - I can find no positive answer to the query, Do these gummata ever form independently of other tertiary evidences of syphilis in the bones and cellular tissue? If they do, their diagnosis must be infinitely difficult — difficult, indeed, under all circumstances; for the physical signs can be none other than those of solidification, followed by softening and excavation, while the local and general symptoms closely simulate those of phthisis
Page 526 - ... performance of the duties of the superior commission or appointment; provided the whole number kept by him do not exceed the maximum for which forage might have been drawn by the superior Officer ; and provided that the Officer thus acting be in the next degree of rank or situation to the dead or absent Officer ; as, if he be more than one degree below that rank or situation, he shall be permitted to draw forage only according to the rank or situation next above his own. In special cases of this...
Page 343 - English soldier is of sufficiently good quality during the months of May, June, July, August, and September. It is...
Page 436 - On this point Dr. Walshe observes, that in the persistence of the general symptoms there " is assuredly enough to create a strong suspicion of the existence of tubercle in the lungs, taken in conjunction with the indubitable tendency of syphilis plus mercury to induce the outbreak of phthisis in a person having the requisite constitutional aptitude. How are the cases to be distinguished? By the total want of accordance between the physical signs and the constitutional symptoms: the patient with syphilitic...
Page 306 - One of the several cholera antidotes is the early treatment of premonitory symptoms, of which looseness of bowels is a principal one ; commanding officers are therefore requested to give the most precise orders on the subject, and to cause all men affected by premonitory symptoms to be placed at once in a premonitory ward. 14. The troops are not to return to cantonments until all traces of the cholera shall have disappeared from the neighbourhood, either amongst the European or native population.

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