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The theory and treatment of fevers

by John Sappington

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Published by Pub. by the author in Arrow Rock [Mo.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fever

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dr. John Sappington ... Rev. and cor. by Ferdinando Stith ...
    ContributionsStith, Ferdinando, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC106 .S24
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 19-216 p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6982935M
    LC Control Number07012372

    Jul 29,  · Evaluating the Humoral Theory Such ideas might seem far-fetched today, but Hippocratic medicine was a great advance over the supernatural model that had preceded it. Even if individuals had understood enough about contagion to realize rodents were involved somehow, it was still the Homeric Apollo, the mouse god, who caused it. Bloodletting (or blood-letting) is the withdrawal of blood from a patient to prevent or cure illness and disease. Bloodletting, whether by a physician or by leeches, was based on an ancient system of medicine in which blood and other bodily fluids were regarded as "humours" that had to .

    One of the most difficult concepts for students to grasp when studying the Yellow Fever epidemic of is why Philadelphia’s doctors—among the most accomplished in North America—failed to understand the disease’s origin and method of transmission. Even worse (and even more perplexing), some doctors prescribed treatments such as blood-letting, which may have proven as toxic. Typhoid fever was prevalent during the war and many physicians noted in their casebooks that at one time or another, and within their regiments, that “typhoid fever seems to be the prevailing.

    Jan 23,  · TYPHUS was known by many names, including brain fever, bilious fever, camp fever, jail fever, malignant fever, petechial fever, putrid fever, ship fever, and spotted fever. It is an acute, infectious disease and one of the diseases caused by Rickettsia bacteria, . Hippocrates was a great believer in dietary measures in the treatment of disease. He prescribed a very slender, light diet during the crisis stage of an acute illness, and a liquid diet during the treatment of fevers and wounds. Hippocratic medicine was constitutionally based, so its approach to diagnosis and treatment was quite flexible.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Author: John Sappington. First edition, noting that the title-page refers to an earlier form of the book, but none exist, this is thus the earliest printed version known.

The author applies his experience to treatments of fever, cholera, yellow fever, influenza, typhus, scarlet fever, measles, child-bed or puerperal fever, and more. The Theory and Treatment of Fevers Revised and Corrected by Ferdinando Stith, M.D., Franklin, Tennessee Arrow Rock: Published by the Author, pp.

Later quarter calf and marbled boards, original leather spine label laid down. Preface --The author's reasons why he has departed from the practice of the old school physicians, and all others, in the treatment and cure of fevers --A short outline of the animal economy --The author's views and opinions in relation to the inconsistency and irrationality of attempting to cure fevers principally by depletion --The author's practice and treatment in the cure of fevers --The author's views on.

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The library has recently acquired one of the earliest books published west of the Mississippi and the first medical book printed in Missouri, John Sappington’s Theory and Treatment of Fevers Revised and corrected by Ferdinand Stith, Arrow Rock [Mo.], Published by the Author, texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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Full text of "The theory and treatment of fevers". Apr 23,  · I wanted to read one of her books prior to her reading and the idea of a book about Typhoid Mary just seemed intriguing. Readers of Fever will not be disappointed. Keane does a great job at establishing a powerful sense of place - New York City in the first fifth of the twentieth century/5().

Definitions of normal body temperature, the pathophysiology of fever, the role of cytokines, and the treatment of fever in adults will be reviewed here. Fever of unknown origin in adults, drug fever, and the treatment of fever. Give your child acetaminophen (Tylenol, others). If your child is age 6 months or older, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others) is OK, too.

Read the label carefully for proper dosage. Don't give aspirin to an infant or toddler. Call the doctor if the fever doesn't respond to the medication.

Medical book Sappington’s Theory and Treatment of Fevers revealed the formula for Sappington’s anti-fever pills. [SHS F Sa69] InDr. Sappington published the first medical book written west of the Mississippi River, Theory and Treatment of Fevers.

If the theory which I have advanced be true; if it be the case that the phenomena of idiopathic fever are all directly or indirectly due to the propagation of a minute animal organism, and the appropriation by it of the essential constituents of the blood, it follows that the treatment should consist, Author: T.J.

Maclagan. Remarks on the theory and treatment of scarlet fever: with brief notices of the disease as it prevailed epidemically at Bridlington, in Humphry Sandwith Highley, - 48 pages.

The history, diagnosis, and treatment of the fevers of the United States. This section is from the book "Hartmann's Theory Acute Diseases And Their Homoeopathic Treatment", by Charles J. Hempel. Also available from Amazon: Theory of acute diseases, and their homoeopathic treatment.

Fever. General Remarks On Fever. As the nurse at the bedside is the primary decision maker on antipyretic interventions when there is an established fever management protocol in place (Emmoth & ManssonThompson et al.

b), we undertook an inductive, qualitative study of nurses’ perspectives on fever management and clinical decision-making for patients and Cited by: Specific Treatment: Consult the Medical Letter or Pediatric Red Book for specific drugs and dosages.

Only E. histolytica requires treatment, but since most laboratories do not perform the test to distinguish it from, treatment is E. dispar commonly given to all persons with cysts or trophozoites of E.

histolytica /dispar complex. Immunity. Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. A fever is a temporary increase in your body temperature, often due to an illness. Having a fever is a sign that something out of the ordinary is going on in your body.

For an adult, a fever may be uncomfortable, but usually isn't a cause for concern unless it reaches F ( C) or higher.

fevers, intermittent fevers, and smallpox. Some of Sydenham’s theories were embraced, whereas others were criticized, mostly because his ideas and observations went against the usual Hippocratic approaches.

He treated smallpox with bed rest and normal bed covers. The treatment of the time, based on the Hippocratic theory, was to use heat and. Galen's theory of the physiology of the circulatory system remained unchallenged until ca.when Ibn al-Nafis published his book Sharh tashrih al-qanun li’ Ibn Sina (Commentary on Anatomy in Avicenna's Canon), in which he reported his discovery of the pulmonary vintage-memorabilia.com: September AD, Pergamon, Asia, Roman Empire.Mar 01,  · The theory of diseases was highly influenced by ideas of an imbalance of the basic “four humours” in the body, a theory known as dyscrasia, for which the main treatment was bloodletting.

His findings also ran against the conventional wisdom that diseases spread in the form of “bad air”, also known as miasmas or vaguely as “unfavourable atmospheric-cosmic-terrestrial influences”.Dr. White’s book on managing pregnant women contains a long chapter on the cure of puerperal fever.

He cleverly divided his treatment regimen into sections, depending on the stage of the disease, and offered advice on what to do and what not to do. As noted in the previous post most women first presented with a shivering fit, followed.