After my third week, an epidemic of hospital gangrene broke out in my ward.
Where hospital gangrene was prevailing, it was impossible for any wound to escape contagion under these circumstances.
In such cases, vegetable diet, with vegetable acids, would remove the scorbutic condition without curing the hospital gangrene.
Scurvy and hospital gangrene frequently existed in the same individual.
After my third week an epidemic of hospital gangrene broke out in my ward.
Such inquiries would be of great value in their bearing upon the origin of hospital gangrene.
Professor Schnlein also considers that the contagion of puerperal fever has the greatest similarity with hospital gangrene.
Scurvy, diarrhea, dysentery, and hospital gangrene were the prevailing diseases.
Such terrible scourges as pyaemia and hospital gangrene were rife in all of them.
This chain may in this case be further lengthened or varied with traumatic erysipelas or with hospital gangrene.