from Dr GK Abbott's Prescriptions...

Preparation for abdominal surgery:-

In Pelvic Inflammation and other conditions it is often best to treat the Pelvic Cellulitis before surgery. Surgery is simplified and sometimes avoided.

Chronic invalids (due to Neurasthenia, Chronic Inflammation or suppurative lesions) have unbalanced vasomotor control, worsened again by surgery. This means that slight chilling during or post surgery results in retrostasis, internal congestion and worsening of existing inflammation. This is treated by:-

To increase elimination, decrease Toxaemia and thus reduce

All the above improve wound healing and increase leucocytosis thus preventing post-operative infections of the wound, lungs or elsewhere.