THE APOTHECARIES' COMPANY v. J. G. K. BURT, ESQ., M.D. EDIN., &c

Robert Upton, JohnG.K. Burt
1850 The Lancet  
_ RIGHT SIDE; OPERATION; RECOVERY. HENRY U-, aged thirty-nine, a carpenter, a stout, corpulent man, was admitted into the hospital, under the care of Mr. Thomas Wakley, April 13, 1850, about seven A.M., suffering from symptoms of strangulated hernia. His own account of the descent of the bowel is, that while following his work, boring overhanded, the scaffold upon which he was standing tilted, and gave him a " rick," shifting his truss at the same moment, and he supposes that a portion of the
more » ... a portion of the bowel then descended, and was not returned when he adjusted it. This was at five P.M. on the preceding day; he continued his work, and at bedtime, on taking off his truss, he perceived a -lump in the situation where his hernia usually made its appearance : this swelling gradually acquired a very unusual volume,
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