sleep ; stools copious and unfavourable throughout ;
urine scanty, thin and blackish ; extremities cold
and rather livid.
Sixth day. Same symptoms.
Seventh day. Death.
A woman who lay sick by the Liars' Market, after
giving birth in a first and painful delivery to a male
child, was seized with fever. From the very first
there was thirst, nausea, slight pain at the stomach,
dry tongue, bowels disordered with thin and scanty
discharges, no sleep.
Second day. Slight rigor ; acute fever ; slight,
cold sweating around the head.
Third day. In pain ; crude, thin, copious discharges
from the bowels.
Fourth day. Rigor ; general exacerbation ; sleepless.
Fifth day. In pain.
Sixth day. The same symptoms ; copious, fluid
discharges from the bowels.
Seventh day. Rigor ; acute fever ; thirst ; much
tossing ; towards evening cold sweat all over ; chill ;
extremities cold, and would not be warmed. At
night she again had a rigor ; the extremities would
not be warmed ; no sleep ; slight delirium, but
quickly was rational again.
Eighth day. About mid-day recovered her heat ;
thirst ; coma ; nausea ; vomited bilious, scanty,
yellowish matters. An uncomfortable night ; no
sleep ; unconsciously passed a copious discharge