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On the temperature of the body as a means of diagnosis in phthisis and tuberculosis

by Sydney Ringer

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Published by Walton and Maberly in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary - diagnosis,
  • Body Temperature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sydney Ringer
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25761213M

    Among Ringer’s other medical publications were a short work On the Temperature of the Body as a Means of Diagnosis in Phthisis and Tuberculosis () and the sections on parotitis, measles, and miliaria in Reynolds’ System of Medicine (–). Full text of "The association of human and bovine tuberculosis" See other formats.

    M. tuberculosis. is transmitted through the air, not. by surface contact. Transmission occurs when a person inhales droplet nuclei containing. M. tuberculosis, and the droplet nuclei traverse the mouth or nasal passages, upper respiratory tract, and bronchi to reach the alveoli of the lungs (Figure ). M. tuberculosis.   On the Temperature of the Body as a Means of Diagnosis in Phthisis and Tuberculosis. By Sydney Ringer, M.D., &c. London: Walton & Maberly. Google Scholar.

    The most common means of acquiring the disease is by inhalation of respiratory droplets. Course of the Disease. Tuberculosis of the lungs usually results in no or minimal symptoms in its early stages. In most persons the primary infection is contained by the body's immune system, and the lesion, called a tubercle, becomes calcified. Sunstroke - Uncontrolled elevation of body temperature due to environment heat. Lack of sodium in the body is a predisposing cause. Swamp Sickness - Could be malaria, typhoid or encephalitis. Sweating Sickness - Infectious and fatal disease common to UK in 15th century. Tetanus - Infectious fever characterized by high fever, headache and dizziness.


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On the temperature of the body as a means of diagnosis in phthisis and tuberculosis Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : Get this from a library. On the temperature of the body as a means of diagnosis in phthisis and tuberculosis. [Sydney Ringer]. On the temperature of the body as a means of diagnosis in phthisis and tuberculosis.

By Sydney Ringer. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Tuberculosis, Body temperature. Publisher: London: Walton and Author: Sydney Ringer.

Author(s): Ringer,Sydney, Title(s): On the temperature of the body as a means of diagnosis in phthisis and tuberculosis. Country of Publication: England.

A solution for the heart: the life of Sydney Ringer (): Professor of Medicine, University College London, benefactor of St Mary's Lastingham, North Yorkshire, UK by David Miller (Book); Sydney Ringer, by Kenneth H Schnepp (Book). Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria.

Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kills about half of those affected.

Tuberculosis, infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In most forms of the disease, the bacillus spreads slowly and widely in the lungs, causing the formation of hard nodules (tubercles) or large cheeselike masses that break down the respiratory tissues and form cavities in the lungs.

Conclusions: The observation of seasonality leads to assume that the risk of transmission of M. tuberculosis does appear to be the greatest during winter months. Vitamin D level variability, indoor activities, seasonal change in immune function, and delays in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis are potential stimuli of seasonal tuberculosis disease.

The only references of the effect of menstruation on the tem- perature in pulmonary tuberculosis that I have been able to find in the literature on this disease are by Dr. 3 urton-Fanning who states as follows [quot]I find that in about lalf my female patients a characteristic rise of temperature)ccurs during the week that precedes the.

Page - January 12th. from an unwonted state of the central nervous system, by Wunderlich, Virchow, and many others. He specially drew attention to the researches of Tscheschichin, who looked on fever as the result of a morbidly increased activity of the spinal centres in consequence of a weakening or paralysis of the moderating portions of the brain, by which a number of chemical processes.

If you have tuberculosis, you may not have any ’s because the germs that cause this illness can live in your body without making you sick. In fact, most people who get infected with. Reported Tuberculosis Trends in US.

The most basic of tuberculosis facts relates to its biological definition. It is an infectious disease, caused by various strains of mycobacteria, most commonly Mycobacterium infection is often transmitted from person to person via respiratory fluids, for example when infected individuals speak, sneeze and cough.

He was also author of 'The Temperature of the Body as a Means of Diagnosis of Phthisis, Measles, and Tuberculosis' (; 2nd edit. ), of articles on parotitis, measles, and sudamina in Reynolds's 'System of Medicine' (vol. ), and of. "A normal temperature does not necessarily indicate health; but all those whose temperature either exceeds or falls short of the normal range, are unhealthy.

Appears in 7 books from Page - That the venous blood returning from an inflamed limb, though less warm than the focus of inflammation, is warmer than the arterial blood 4/5(1). Abstract of Dr. Andrew Clark's case of fibroid phthisis.

Advice to consumptives:home treatment, after-care and prevention An account of some experiments made with the vapour of boiling tar in the treatment of pulmonary consumption.

5. Tuberculosis suspect (diagnosis pending). Persons should be so classified when a diagnosis of tuberculosis is being considered, whether or not treatment has been started, until diagnostic procedures have been completed.

Persons should. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection with a germ (bacterium) called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. If you have symptoms, or a doctor can find signs of the infection when examining you, this is known as active TB.

If you have TB infection without. Age – The change in body temperature is commonly noted in children and elderly people. Due to the high metabolic rate of children, it is safe to say that on average, kids have a higher baseline body temperature than adults.

On the other hand, it is also true that older people (more than 65 years old) tend to have a lower body temperature than.

On the Temperature of the Body as a Means of Diagnosis in Phthisis and Tuberculosis by Sydney Ringer $ On the temperature of the body as a means of diagnosis in phthisis and tuberculosis. Ringer, Sydney, Date Books. De la temperature dans les maladies. Wunderlich, C.

Date Books. Das Verhalten der Eigenwärme in Krankheiten. Wunderlich, C. Sunstroke - Uncontrolled elevation of body temperature due to environment heat. Lack of sodium in the body is a predisposing cause Swamp sickness - Could be malaria, typhoid or encephalitis Sweating sickness - Infectious and fatal disease common to UK in 15th century.

Tetanus - Infectious fever characterized by high fever, headache and dizziness.On the Temperature of the Body as a Means of Diagnosis and Prognosis in Phthisis. London, (May 5). Saunders American Year-Book of Medicine and Surgery, The Value of the Tuberculin Test in the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis.

Read before the Congress of Physicians and Surgeons, Washington, D. C., May 2, History of TB in Ancient Times.

The earliest historical references to TB in Egypt are in a medical papyrus dated to BC. 5 Molecular evidence for Tuberculosis in an ancient Egyptian mummy Among Egyptian mummies spinal tuberculosis, one particular type of TB, known as Pott's disease has been detected.

TB has also been identified from India in a Sanskrit hymn (Rig Veda) which has been dated.