The Home Treatment of Tuberculosisvs.the Climatic Treatment

EDWARD O. OTIS
1901 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
could get up. Thought the milk given her was poison. Became very noisy, and was untidy ; was tied in bed. Had hallucinations of sight and hearing. On admission was very restless, and it was necessary to tie her in bed. Could be urged to take a good amount of liquid nourishment. Erratic in conversation. Trional and sulfonal administered to procure sleep. In ten days she cleared up mentally, with a relapse on the twelfth day, when she was confused and restless. She improved rapidly after this. In
more » ... thirty-two days she went home, and was entirely recovered. This case is a very good illustration of the mental disturbances seen in puerperal mania, and I cite it here because the cause was due to an ischiorectal abscess, and the excitement came on within thirty-six hours after an operation for the abscess. No sleep after the operation, and acute delirious mania followed. There was undoubt-
doi:10.1056/nejm190106201442503 fatcat:gggnysno4jel7jmfev577mmqby