To Know Whether It Is Pus or Mucus Deposited in the Urine

[ To Know Whether It Is Pus or Mucus Deposited in the Urine ] Dr. William James Almon

Contributors
Contributor Role
Compiler
Contributor Name
Dr. William James Almon

Date: Late 18th century; exact date unknown.

Publication Format
Manuscript

Type
Medicine

Symptoms
pus
mucus
calculi

Ingredients
sixivium
vegetable diet

Places
Halifax
Nova Scotia

Source: Manuscript Notebook of Dr. William James Almon
Institution: Nova Scotia Archives | Source Origin: Almon Family Fonds | Reference: MG 1 / Microfilm Reel 10,045

Description

Methods of testing urine for pus or mucus along with the acknowledgement that meat-eating produces more stones, p. 45.


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Transcription

To know whether it is pus or mucus deposited

in the Urine add Lixivium__ if it is
Mucus it will dissolve it, but if pus makes
an Emulsion_ _ .. _
Children are more subject to Calculi from using
less Exercise and from a disposition to secrete
more mucus_
___________
An Animal Deit is more disposed to the
formation of Calculi than a Vegetable 

Annotations
Lixivium
Alkaline salts derived from wood ash.