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A treatise on the small-pox and measles


A treatise on the small-pox and measles

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    Abu Bakr Muhammad Ibn Zakariya Razi (Author)
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. 1848 Excerpt: ...oculus.' The Latin version has 'quando dubitatur in illo tempore de melancholia,' which gives no sense, and of which reading the Translator is unable to explain the origin. 8 Literally, 'a collyrium for a copious flood of tears.' Here again the Arabic MS. has t. _ which is probably the same word as that just noticed. 9 See above, §: 41, and below, % 67, 80. to promote the falling off of the eschars:1 for before that time it is dangerous to use it, as it hinders their dying off, and thereby occasions palpitation of the heart and fainting:--some physicians, however, make use of it. (62.) I have sometimes seen the Measles appear in a person after the seventh day2 from the beginning of the fever, and without any of the symptoms of the Small-Pox and Measles, except a constant vehement distress and nausea. And when you see the patient affected with a continued fever, and anxiety, and a constant vehement inquietude, you may be sure that these are 242 more especially the symptoms of the Measles f and in P' 'this case the surface of the body is not to be cooled. (63.) In the fourteenth book of his treatise 'On Pulses'4 Galen says that 'the blood is putrefied in hot tumours, SmallPox, and gangrene, in an extraordinary degree, and that the inflammation runs so high that the skin is burned, and there break out in it the Small-Pox, gangrene, and the like.'5 And in the ninth book of his treatise ' On the Use of the Members'6 he says that 'the superfluous parts of the food that remain, which are not converted into blood, and remain in the members, putrefy and become acid in time, until there are generated the erysipelas, Small-Pox, and spreading inflammation.' (64.) Galen mentions the Small-Pox, but not7...
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