Sentence Examples


  • It used to be stated that these drugs are marked cardiac depressants; and the heart being invariably implicated in rheumatic fever, it is supposed that these drugs must be given with great caution.
  • These drugs are specific for acute rheumatism (rheumatic fever).
  • The drug is not a true specific, as quinine is for malaria, since it rarely, if ever, prevents the cardiac damage usually done by rheumatic fever; but it entirely removes the agonizing pain, shortly after its administration, and, an hour or two later, brings down the temperature to normal.
  • In acute gonorrhoeal arthritis, simulating rheumatic fever, salicylates are useless.
  • In rheumatic hyperpyrexia, where the poison has attacked the central nervous system, salicylates almost always fail.

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