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Image from page 636 of “The Hahnemannian monthly” (1865)

Image from page 636 of “The Hahnemannian monthly” (1865)
Hand Wrist Pain
Identifier: hahnemannian34homo
Title: The Hahnemannian monthly
Year: 1865 (1860s)
Authors: Homœopathic Medical Society of the State of Pennsylvania
Subjects: Homeopathy
Publisher: West Pittston, Pa. [etc.] : LaBarre Printing Co.
Contributing Library: The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Historical Medical Library
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reet-car, and was referred to us for the treatmentof a sprain. The symptoms were- obscure, but an impactedfracture was suspected. Examination with the X-rays showedan irregular blurred line extending across the lower end of theradius. Ether was administered. Manipulation broke up theimpaction, the fragment was easily moved, and the bonemoulded into good position. The result was good. In another case a patient presented himself at the HahnemannHospital Dispensary a week after the receipt of an injury tothe right wrist, asking if something could be done for thissprain. A tendency to thickening of the base of the radius, 1899.] Break in the Radius in Colics Fracture. 629 with tenderness and slight deviation of the hand to the radialside, led us to administer an anaesthetic, when, on forcible ma-nipulation, an impacted fracture was broken up and the bonemoulded into position. Do not be afraid of using too much force in attempting areduction of this kind. Eoberts (p. 73) recommends bending

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Comminuted Colles Fracture with Chipping off of Styloid Process of the Ulna. the forearm at its lower end across the knee. By this methodhe has succeeded in effecting reduction in two cases of old un-reduced Colles, one of four months and the other of sixmonths duration (page 76). The experience of others has not been so fortunate. Thewriter records two failures to refracture—one in an old woman, 630 The Hahnemannian Monthly. [October, who had a typical silver-fork deformity of three monthsstanding, and the other a Colles of three weeks standing,which had gone untreated, in a child of 3 years of age. Thelatter may have been an epiphyseal separation. There wasperfect nse of the hand—no pain and no swelling. In theformer, on the contrary, pain was constant and excessive, someswelling and heat, and marked interference in the movementsof the fingers and wrist. This bears out Roberts statementthat Fracture at the base of the radius must be reduced if de-formity, protracted convalescenc

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