Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured

Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,650 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.2
LoC Category: RM
Downloads: 907
Added to site: 2006.11.28
mnybks.net#: 15403
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Health
Buy new from: Amazon or Barnes & Noble
Find it used: eBay or AbeBooks
Get as AudioBook: Audible or AudioBooks.com
Advertisement
Excerpt

support must be applied at the point of rupture.

Comfortable mechanical support that can be depended upon to hold the bowels always in place.

Just as a broken bone must be held in place, while healing, by a bandage or plaster cast.

Dr. Birkett, of the famous Guy Hospital of London, and one of the world's most eminent medical and surgical authorities, says this:

[Sidenote: What Dr. Birkett Says]

"The expediency of judiciously pursuing the mechanical treatment of every variety of hernia (rupture) cannot be too strongly urged upon the laity by the profession. In both sexes it should be carefully conducted the moment that the slightest protrusion shows itself; whether the hernia occurs in infancy, youth, middle age or at later periods of life, if properly watched and judiciously supported, it usually gives but little trouble; in many cases it is even cured. But on the contrary, if it be neglected, increase in bulk and, sooner or later, diseased states of the ruptu

Cover image for

Download


show mobile phone QR code

Donate a small amount via Paypal below or read about some other ways that you can support ManyBooks.