Wound of the Axillary Artery

Thomas Hubbard
1815 The New England Journal of Medicine and Surgery and the Collateral Branches of Science  
January 27, \B\5. iIakrt Carter, a black man, aged twenty-six, in the evening in a fracas, received a wound with a butcher's knife, in the posterior and upper part of the left arm. The haemorrhage was very profuse ; medical aid was applied for, but not obtained until the next morning. 28tb. Dr. D. Hutchilis, of Pomfret, visited the patient. The attendants stated to him, that the patient had lost two gallons of blood. However, by their dressings, assisted by compression, the haemorrhage had noev
more » ... ceased. Dr. Hutchins prescribed bark and opium. His feet were
doi:10.1056/nejm181507010040302 fatcat:jyv7z4j6avf73jo67kh4y3wmay