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Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 9


Prognosis of this sickness. Understand, it is difficult to recognise this fever, but once recognised the cure is so


much the easier. Thus, if the pulse be variable and the urine undigested, he passes into putrid fever, particularly90 if the urine be evil-smelling. If the body be dry and hard to the touch and this not resulting from styptics externally, there is danger of its turning to hectica, and for that reason let there be no delay in curing him.