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Chorea and whooping-cough

five lectures

by Octavius Sturges

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Published by Smith, Elder in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chorea,
  • Whooping Cough

  • Edition Notes

    Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: BMA

    Statementby Octavius Sturges
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 149 p. ;
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26305911M

    Hemlock is also used for anxiety and mania. Other uses include treatment of spasms tumors, skin infections, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Sydenham’s chorea, and bladder infections. Hemlock. Whooping cough is an infectious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable coughing. The name comes from the noise you make when you take a breath after you cough. You may have choking spells or may cough so hard that you vomit. Anyone can get whooping cough, but it is more common in infants and children. It's especially dangerous for infants.

    The correlation between whooping cough and vaccine refusal needs to be studied in more detail, but certainly vaccine refusal is not helping and is contrary to the goal of increasing coverage to achieve herd immunity. Conclusion. Historically controlled infections, like whooping cough, have the potential to make a comeback. Whooping cough is a childhood illness caused by infection with the ‘bacterium Bordetella pertussis. It is spread by droplets in coughs and splutters. There is normally an incubation period of two weeks (when you are infectious without symptoms), a ‘catarrhal’ phase of two weeks, a paroxymal or ‘whooping’ phase of two weeks and a.

    The vaccine for whooping cough also protects against diphtheria and tetanus. The best way to avoid getting whooping cough (also called pertussis) is to .   Whooping cough is the nickname for pertussis, a childhood disease that is now affecting teens and adults and becoming less true to its onomatopoeic moniker. People with pertussis make a whooping sound because they run out of breath after coughing hard several times in row; the whoop is the sound of a sudden, hard inhale.


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Chorea and whooping-cough by Octavius Sturges Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from Chorea and Whooping Cough: Five Lectures IT is part of the design of the following pages to place chorea and whooping-cough in the category of functional derangements. Whether or not this object is accomplished the Lectures themselves must be left to show. Yet, inasmuch as the word 'functional,' when applied to disease, is regarded Author: Octavius Sturges.

Page - A large proportion of such children will develope the disease for themselves upon casual provocation, all contagion and all epidemic influence apart. The whoop of whooping-cough is due to a spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm which follows its extreme relaxation with the emptying of the lungs by spasmodic cough, the force of the inrush of air being met by.

Whooping cough is a serious infectious disease characterized by coughing fits so intense that the afflicted person has difficulty breathing. This disease is most serious in infants who are too young to be vaccinated and in young children who are unvaccinated.

Whooping cough is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, which destroys ciliated cells in the respiratory tract that Reviews: 1. Whooping cough is very serious for babies because it can cause them to stop breathing. About half of babies younger than 1 year old who get whooping cough need care in a hospital.

In rare cases, whooping cough is deadly for babies. Up to 20 babies have died each year since from whooping cough in the United States. Skip to main content. Try Prime All.

CDC. Outbreaks of pertussis associated with hospitals — Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Oregon, MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. ;54 (3)– CDC. School-associated pertussis outbreak-Yavapai County, Arizona, September February MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. ;53 (10)–9. CDC. Fatal case of unsuspected pertussis diagnosed.

Whooping cough is a serious respiratory infection that can be deadly for infants and young children. It causes uncontrollable coughing and difficulty breathing. Infants and children often make a Author: Kristeen Moore. pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination and adults who have not had a booster such that the vaccination’s protection has weakened.

Experts estimate that up to one million cases of whooping cough occur each year in the United States, across all age groups. Whooping cough usually starts as a mild cold-like illness (upper respiratory infection).

Support I think "whooping cough" is the common name. Rreagan26 April (UTC) Support Sites for the general public generally use whooping cough. Pertussis is a more technical term. Doc James (talk contribs email)27 April (UTC). What health problems can whooping cough cause in infants. Concerning things include pneumonias.

Because the cough is so severe, blood vessels can break because of the pressure generated from : Stephanie Watson. Whooping cough: Whooping cough, also known as "pertussis," is a highly contagious acute respiratory illness caused by the Bordetella pertussis bacteria.

Whooping cough is characterized by fits of coughing followed by a noisy, "whooping" sound while inhaling. Usually, whooping cough affects young children, but sometimes teenagers and adults can become. Whooping cough (pertussis) is a contagious illness.

It causes intense fits (paroxysms) of coughing. It mainly affects babies and young children. Whooping cough used to be called the "day cough" because it can last for weeks to months.

The illness often starts like the common cold, with a runny nose, sneezing, and a mild cough or fever. Whooping cough can last anywhere from 1 to 6 weeks.

You may continue to cough on and off, even with medicine. Over-the-counter medicines for coughing do not help with whooping cough. You should rest and drink fluids to prevent dehydration. You can try using a cool-mist humidifier or taking a warm bath or shower.

In the past, whooping cough killed 5, to 10, people yearly in the United States. Luckily, with the help of vaccines and home remedies for whooping cough – the number of people who suffer deadly effects has considerably decreased. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious disease that is one of the leading causes of vaccine-preventable deaths.

There are. Whooping cough is an infectious bacterial illness that affects the respiratory passages. First described in the s, whooping cough got its name due to its spasms of coughing that are punctuated by a characteristic high-pitched "whoop" sound when the child inhales deeply after a coughing spell.

Whooping cough is one of the most common vaccine. American Academy of Pediatrics. Pertussis (whooping cough).

In: Kimberlin DW, editor. Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. 30th ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; pp. – CDC. Pertussis (whooping cough) postexposure antimicrobial prophylaxis. [cited Jan.

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) page 1 of 2 What is whooping cough. Whooping cough can be a life threatening infection in babies. Whooping cough in babies can lead to apnoea (pauses in normal breathing), pneumonia, feeding problems and weight loss, seizures, brain damage and, in.

Whooping cough is a distressing and often serious illness, particularly in children under 1 year of age. The mortality rate is per cent in infants under 6months. High immunisation levels reduce the number of cases, and good nutrition and medical care reduce case fatality.

Whooping cough, acute, highly communicable respiratory disease characterized in its typical form by paroxysms of coughing followed by a long-drawn inspiration, or “whoop.” The coughing ends with the expulsion of clear, sticky mucus and often with vomiting.

Whooping cough is. The whooping cough vaccine reduced the rate of the disease in the U.S. from cases perpeople in the early s to fewer than Author: Live Science Staff.Pertussis, or whooping cough, has recently reemerged as a major public health threat despite high levels of vaccination against the etiological agent, Bordetella this Review, we describe the pathogenesis of this disease, with a focus on recent mechanistic insights into virulence factor function.

We also discuss the changing epidemiology of pertussis and the Cited by: This book contains homeopathic therpaeutic indications by EA Farrington () including asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, cancer, cholera, tuberculosis, diabetes.