Waring Historical Library Inaugural Theses

The 1,858 inaugural medical theses in the Waring Historical Library collection are, in the words of John Harley Warner, "one of the finest extant collections of antebellum American medical theses."

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[On cynanche trachealis]

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spasmodic croup is seldom attended with febrile heat. Cynanche trachealis is atten = ded with remissions, but not complete intermission, the catarrhal symptoms contin = uing throughout the remissions; spasmodic croup on the other hand is attended with complete and well marked intermissions.

Cynanche trachealis is attended with frequent , quick and tense pulse, in spas = modic croup the pulse is rather small and contracted; in croup the skin is hot and dry except toward the fatal termination and then it becomes cold and clammy; but in spasmodic croup the skin is not above the natural temperature.

Treatment. _ When called to a patient lab = ouring under cynanche trachealis, our first object is to subdue the inflammation which

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