[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
March 7, 1925

Pour diminuer le risque opératoire.

JAMA. 1925;84(10):774. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660360056038

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

The author has divided this study into preoperative observation, preparation and tests of function, choice of the various anesthetics, avoidance of infection, and treatment of operative shock. During observation, he advises various tests on the blood, kidneys, liver and other organs. Various forms of inhalation, and rectal, spinal and local anesthesia are considered in detail, including many mixtures not in general use in this country. The emphasis placed by the author on the anesthetic is shown by the fact that this discussion takes up half the contents. The prevention and treatment of infection by vaccines and chemical therapy are considered, and the correct technic for transfusion of blood and its substitutes is described, with the purpose of avoiding complications. The volume is practical, and offers many helpful suggestions.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×