150 years ago: Clinic of the month: blood letting. Practitioner November 2020;264(1842):30

150 years ago: Clinic of the month: blood letting

24 Nov 2020Registered users

A maid servant who fell downstairs with a child in her arms was supposed to be hysterical from fear. He found her suffering from violent convulsions, recovering every few minutes. She was unconscious, respiration appearing to be suspended; eyes shut, with dilated pupils; face much suffused; pulse very frequent and full

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