Dr. Edward Brown-Sequard's Experimental and Clinical Researches Applied to Physiology and Pathology

1857 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
22d.-Reports no inconvenience of any kind from any position she assumes. From this time she rapidly improved. Her appetite came back, and the pills having been omitted, on the next day the bowels waked up from their long sleep, and a perfectly natural motion resulted. Jn form, consistency and other aspects, it was no different from an ordinary discharge. Taken in connection with the fact that for ten (lays she had been under the influence of opium, and that during this time nothing whatever
more » ... passed the bowels, this is worthy of notice. On the 27th, Drs. Dupee and Minot present, a final examination was made. The new perinasum was found of sufficient thickness and firmness. The union, in all respects, was complete. Jan. 2d.-She left for her home. During the necessary exposure of so doing, she took cold, which resulted in a smart febrile attack lasting some days, but which she recovered from, and is now enjoying a degree of comfort to which for nearly two years she has been a stranger.
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