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Principles of the treatment of infantile paralysis

by Robert W. Lovett

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Published by American Medical Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poliomyelitis, therapy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert W. Lovett
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26260308M

    I cannot emphasise too strongly the importance of always protecting the paralysed muscles from over- stretching, which is the first and most fundamental law of successful treatment. If it were only appre- ciated more widely, the sum total disability from infantile paralysis would be approximately : AlanH. Todd. This book offers the prospects for bringing Polio under control with prevention and specific recommendations. It provides case management and treatment of infantile paralysis with homeopathic remedies. A small repertory has been given in the end for symptomatic relief of various presentation.

      The Treatment of Infantile Paralysis in the Acute Stage by Sister Elizabeth Kenny, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the : Sister Elizabeth Kenny. Poliomyelitis (Infantile Paralysis, Polio) What is polio? Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a viral infection caused by the poliovirus, a type of enterovirus. The illness can be mild or severe. In the worst cases it can cause paralysis and death. There have been no cases of wild (natural) polio acquired in the United States since Who gets polio?

      One of the older names for the neurologic consequences of polio is Infantile Paralysis. It caused the paralysis in some but not all of those who had the have been some cases of a non-polio paralysis that were reported in the past year in parts of the country. infantile paralysis: see poliomyelitis poliomyelitis, polio, or infantile paralysis, acute viral infection, mainly of children but also affecting older persons. Historically, there were three immunologic types of poliomyelitis virus, but two of three types of the wild virus have been eradicated;.


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Principles of the treatment of infantile paralysis by Robert W. Lovett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Polio, short for poliomyelitis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. In about percent of cases, there is muscle weakness resulting in an inability to move. This can occur over a few hours to a few days. The weakness most often involves the legs, but may less commonly involve the muscles of the head, neck and diaphragm.

Many people fully ciation: /ˌpoʊlioʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs/. My daughter is paralyzed, as many of Nurse Kenny's patients were, although not from Infantile Paralysis. She has Lyme disease, and we just could not figure out how to help her overcome this very painful condition.

Although the illnesses are very different, this book gave me very good ideas that I am trying out with my by:   Infantile paralysis (polio): Infantile paralysis is an old synonym for poliomyelitis, an acute and sometimes devastating viral disease.

Man is the only natural host for poliovirus. The virus enters the mouth and multiplies in lymphoid tissues in the pharynx and intestine. Small numbers of virus enter the blood and go to other sites where the. This book represents an attempt to present the argument that spasm is the damaging and ever present symptom of the disease infantile paralysis.

Miss Kenny describes in infinite detail the treatment of infantile paralysis in the acute stage by means of hot wet compresses without splints or braces.

The terminology used is somewhat confusing. Sister Elizabeth Kenny (20 September – 30 November ) was a self trained Australian bush nurse who developed a new approach for treating victims of poliomyelitis, which was controversial at the method, which she promoted internationally while working in Australia, Europe and the United States, differed from the then conventional medical practice Born: 20 SeptemberWarialda, New South Wales.

The Treatment of Infantile Paralysis in the Acute Stage by Sister Elizabeth Kenny (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. infantile paralysis: [ pah-ral´ĭ-sis ] (pl.

paral´yses.) Loss or impairment of motor function in a part due to a lesion of the neural or muscular mechanism; also, by analogy, impairment of sensory function (sensory paralysis). Paralysis is a symptom of a wide variety of physical and emotional disorders rather than a disease in itself.

Full text of "The treatment of infantile paralysis" See other formats. When people develop infantile paralysis that becomes paralytic polio, the consequences can be extremely serious. The disease is potentially disabling for life and can cause changes in the way the body develops, deformation of the body, and lasting inability to fully use some parts of the body.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Mackenzie Wc.

To the Editor:— The Journal published recently a review of a book by Miss Elizabeth Kenny entitled "The Treatment of Infantile Paralysis in the Acute Stage." The book is not easy to read or easy to understand and contains much controversial material.

During I used the Kenny treatment as far as it was possible in the hospitals to which my patients were Author: Edward L. Compere.

Treatment of Infantile Paralysis * John A. Toomey * Read at the Seventy-sixth Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, Section of Pædiatrics, Montreal, P.Q., J Author: John A. Toomey. SISTER KENNYMETHOD IN INFANTILE PARALYSIS TREATMENT OF INFANTILE PARALYSIS BY SISTER KENNY'S METHOD REPORT OF QUEENSLAND COMMISSION At Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, Carshalton, an experiment in the treatment of anterior poliomyelitis, which has already aroused considerable interest, is in progress.

A ward has. The chapters on treatment are excellent. They deal briefly but comprehensively with the time tried principles of management, plus the varied methods The Kenny Concept of Infantile Paralysis and Its Treatment-By John A.

Pohl, M.D., in collaboration with Sister Elizabeth Kenny. Paralysis, infantile (polio): Infantile paralysis is an old synonym for poliomyelitis, an acute and sometimes devastating viral disease. Man is the only natural host for poliovirus.

The virus enters the mouth and multiplies in lymphoid tissues in the pharynx and intestine. " The Committee recommend furthermore that the Committee of Medical Publications of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis consider immediately the development of a concise manual providing the essential principles and details of the Kenny method and of other applications of hydrotherapy and physical treatment in the early stage of.

In addition to a detailed account of measures found suitable in Denmark for the after-care of the subjects of infantile paralysis a report is presented of a follow-up study undertaken by Monberg of patients who contracted infantile paralysis in the epidemic in As many as were admitted to the Blegdam Fever Hospital.

There were more or less marked paralyses-in Author: A. Monberg. Books shelved as paralysis: The Dive from Clausen's Pier by Ann Packer, How to Walk Away by Katherine Center, The Year We Fell Down by Sarina Bowen, Harr.

Leon Herbert Martin, public health director at Fort Worth, en couraged doctors by reporting success with a serum treatment for infantile paralysis. The treatment consisted of injecting serum from a patient recently recovered from the disease into the bloodstream of a new case.

During the paralysis treatment and even after it is done a certain type of diet needs to be followed. B complex Vitamins such as niacin, Vitamin B12, and others should be a part of the diet of a paralytic patient. These vitamins improve the functioning of the nervous system.

Fatty acids should also be a part of the diet as such food helps Occupation: MBBS,MS-General Surgery,Mch-Neuro Surgery. the lancet clinical lecture on the treatment of infantile paralysis.

delivered at the westminster hospital on december 11th,by william murrell, m.d., f.r.c.p., lecturer on pharmacology and therapeutics at the westminster hospital, examiner in materia medica in the university of edinburgh and to the royal college of physicians of london, late senior physician to the .Thank you for your interest in spreading the word about The BMJ.

NOTE: We only request your email address so that the person you are recommending the page to knows that you wanted them to see it, and that it is not junk mail.Research Round-up: Manual Muscle Testing Mary Insana Fisher University of Dayton, mary Wright WG.

Muscle training in the treatment of infantile paralysis. Boston Med Surg J. ; 2. Lovett RW, Martin EG. Certain aspects of infantile paralysis and a description of a method of muscle testing. JAMA. ; 3. Kendall FP.