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145 CLINICAL NOTES. md examination we concluded that the boy had in all probability sustained a rupture of the intestine, and that in immediate laparotomy lay his sole chance of life. Accordingly I asked Dr. Balfour, of Chard, to administer chloroform. Before Dr. Balfour's arrival the boy rapidly got worse ; the ,pulse at the wrist became imperceptible, and the temperature -fell to 97°. The lad was evidently dying, and under the -circumstances it seemed useless to risk the accusation of bavingdoi:10.1016/s0140-6736(00)32036-0 fatcat:u34zbke3n5dbzbyom66v2in5uu