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April 20, 1895

ORIGINAL INVESTIGATIONS ON THE NATURAL HISTORY, (SYMPTOMS AND PATHOLOGY) OF YELLOW FEVER. 1854-1894.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA.

JAMA. 1895;XXIV(16):590-595. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430160018002g

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Chapter VIII.  Case of gastritis, fever and jaundice, resulting from exposure and bad diet. John Austin, age 16, laborer, dmitted to Charity Hospital Nov. 30, 1876. Says that he had felt ays that he had felt unwell for three or four da before admission. Complained of loss of appetite and diarrhea. Ordered light diet and bismuth mixture.December 4, temperature of the axilla 101.4. December 5, 101; December 6, eyes and skin decidedly yellow, patient complains of feeling very heavy and depressed. Morning pulse 82, respiration 18, temperature 99.8; P.M., temperature 100.5. December 7, morning, jaundice increasing, decided yellow color of conjunctiva and skin; pulse 72, respiration 18, temperature 99.5; evening, pulse 72, respiration 18, temperature 100.5. December 8, urine high colored and loaded with bile, albumin absent; chlorids abundant; yellow color of conjunctiva and skin, a.m., pulse 74, respiration 18, temperature 99; evening, temperature 100.5. December 9, morning, pulse

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