The Tuberculous Process

The Tuberculous Process

A Conception and a Therapy

1st Edition - January 1, 1949

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  • Author: Alfred Leitch
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194059

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The Tuberculous Process: A Conception and a Therapy provides a close investigation of the symptoms and physical signs commonly found in tuberculosis. This book discusses the method and actions adopted by the tubercle bacillus. Organized into 14 chapters, this book begins with an overview of a working conception of tuberculosis and the nature of the bacillary products. This text then discusses the methods of investigating the changes that substances undergo in the animal body. Other chapters consider the chemical bodies formed in tuberculosis that may be divided into two groups, namely, bacillary products and tissue products. This book discusses as well symptomatology in tuberculosis and the manifestation occurring in the alimentary tract as a result of infection by the tubercle bacillus. The final chapter describes several cases in detail and the results following the treatment employed. This book is a valuable resource for physiologists, clinicians, health workers, and research workers.

Table of Contents


  • Chapter

    Introduction

    I.—The Conception

    II.—The Natural or Spontaneous Cure of Tuberculosis

    III.—Chemical Features in the Tuberculous Process

    IV.—Observations on the Symptomatology of Tuberculosis

    V.—The Alimentary Tract in Tuberculosis

    VI.—The Respiratory Tract in Tuberculosis

    VII.—Pathological Changes in Tuberculosis

    VIII.—Anomalous Symptoms in Tuberculosis

    IX.—Sequelae of the Tuberculous Process

    X.—General Observations on Tuberculosis

    XI.—Diagnosis of Tuberculosis

    XII.—Prognosis in Tuberculosis

    XIII.—A Rational Therapy for Tuberculosis

    XIV.—Illustrative Cases

    Appendix: Temperature Charts

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 184
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1949
  • Published: January 1, 1949
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194059

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Alfred Leitch

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