cold stage n.
The stage of chill in a malarial paroxysm.
In certain cases of yellow fever reaction from the cold stage is feeble and imperfect, or perhaps may not occur at all.
The cold stage of ague, may at once be cut short by a cold bath.
In this cold stage, half-a-teaspoonful of cream of tartar, in two tablespoonfuls of hot water, should be given every half-hour.
This is made to include the cold stage and succeeding fever.
Let us suppose this to be the incipiency of the paroxysm, or the early part of the cold stage.
Now in the fevers from poison, the blood is invariably diseased previous to the commencement of the cold stage.
The cold stage of fever that often invades us in our sleep is the natural forerunner of the malady.
The chill is seldom attended by such violent symptoms as the cold stage of intermittents.
It has been known in a fit of ague to dispel the cold stage.
Its perniciousness is due to an aggravation or sheer exaggeration of the cold stage of an intermittent attack.