A Course of Lectures on Clinical Medicine

W. R. Basham
1847 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Physician to the Westminster Hospital. LECTURE VII. Fatal case qf acute Bronchitis, preceded by pulmonary or chronic catarrh: History qf the case, and postmortem appearances.-Distinction between pulmonary catarrh and bronchitis.-Catarrhal afections of the pulmonary mucous membrane; their frequent tendency to recur.-Pathological state of the mucous membrane in acute catarrh.-Catarrhal irritation always extends from above downwards, from the larynx to the bronchi, never reversely from the bronchi
more » ... ly from the bronchi upwards.-Microscopic characters of catarrhal secretion.-Pathological characters of acute bronchitis; stethoscopic signs; secretion.-Plastic exudation in the severest forms of bronchitis.-Heartdisease, and pulmonary catarrhal affections, tend mnutually to aggravate each other.
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