TITLE

A bucket of cold water

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, Robert H.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/20/99, Vol. 160 Issue 8, p1195
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the treatment practices of phlegmoid enteritis in the 1800. Clinical manifestations and etiology of the disease; Advantages of loss of consciousness and the standing position of the patient during treatment; Options in treating the disease; Use of leeches and tobacco in treatment.
ACCESSION #
1850309

 

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