An Account of the Diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany

From January 1761 to the Return of the Troopsto England in March 1763.

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Author: Donald Monro
Published: 1764
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,599 / 236 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.4
LoC Categories: U, RA
Downloads: 1,836
Added to site: 2010.02.22
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Genre: Health

To which is added,An ESSAY on the Means of Preserving the Healthof Soldiers, and conducting Military Hospitals.

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ntity, livid, dissolved, and sanious. I have sometimes observed the Crasis of the Blood so broke as to deposite a black Powder, like Soot, at the Bottom, the superior Part being either a livid Gore, or a dark green, and exceedingly soft Jelly."

The Reason of this Difference of Symptoms in the Beginning, and of these different Appearances of the Blood, seemed to be, that such Patients as laboured under Pleurisies, low or other Fevers, being brought into Hospitals where the Malignant Fever was frequent, had their original Disorders changed into this Fever by breathing a foul infected Air, and by their Communication with those ill of the Fever, and of Fluxes; at other Times, a mere Acrimony of the Blood, set in Motion by a supervening Fever, determined the Disorder to be of this kind: and I always observed, that those Men were most apt to catch this Fever, whose Constitutions had been broke down by previous Disorders.

The Fever appeared in different Forms. Some had only a Quickness of the Pulse, at

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