Medicine: Veterinary Revolution

The patient had been nauseated and suffering from diarrhea. At the clinic in Pasadena, Calif. Dr. Norman L. McBride took a blood sample, and analysis showed an abnormally high count of white cells. Dr. McBride suspected an infection of the patient's womb, put her under anesthesia and opened her abdomen. Her womb was normal, but he detected bile stains and inflammation around her gall bladder. He opened the bladder, took out a gallstone, closed the bladder, flushed it with an antibiotic solution. The patient made a good recovery and went home within a...

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