Title: Hardridge, H.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 230.

Keywords:clinical recordscontinued feversremittent fevertypho-malarial and typhoid feversSeminary Hospital cases

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3124

TEI/XML: med.d1e3124.xml

CASE 58.—Private H. Hardridge, Co. F, 6th Wis. Vols., was admitted Oct. 30, 1861. Diagnosis—remittent fever. Since 0ctober 23 the patient had headache, weakness, pain in the back, some loss of appetite and much thirst. On the day of admission he had a slight chill followed by fever. Quinine was given. He rested well but not until after midnight, and next morning the skin was warm and moist but jaundiced, and the tongue soft, pale, moist and coated, the pulse 86 and bowels quiet. Calomel and morphia were given three times during the day. Quinine in six-grain doses three times daily was substituted on November 1 and continued until the 7th. The patient was returned to duty on the 15th.