Medical ArticlesChildren's Healthy Growth
Often either the whole system or some part fails to grow prope...
Malignant Endocarditis Ulcerative Endocarditis
Since we have learned that bacteria are probably at the botto...
Endoscopy On The Human Being
Dog work offers but little practice in laryngoscopy. Because...
See Fever, Typhoid. ...
How Women Can Keep From Being Nervous
MANY people suffer unnecessarily from "nerves" just...
Eyes Spots On
These spots are of two different kinds, and yet they are very ...
Colds Consumption And Pneumonia
Disease Germs. In all foul air there are scores of different ...
The Relation Of The Principal Bloodvessels Of The Thorax And Abdomen To The Osseous Skeleton Etc
The arterial system of vessels assumes, in all cases, somewha...
It is difficult to determine the presence of _worms_ in child...
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Interpretation Of Tracings
The interpretation of the arterial tracing shows that the nea...
The Half-bath The Sitz- Or Hip-bath
Should the half-bath or shallow-bath (which are technical ter...
Diffuse Dilatation Of The Esophagus
This is practically always due to stagnation ectasia, which i...
Scarlet-fever Or Scarlatina
is an eruptive fever, produced by a peculiar contagious poiso...
Amenorrhea Suppressed Menstruation
Treat as for chlorosis. But if the case be recent--the effect...
Treating With Electrolytic Currents
For decomposing and carrying off unnatural growths, as fistul...
To Prevent Cholera
_Camphor_ (_pellets medicated_ with the pure tincture) _Verat...
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Bronchoscopy should be done in all cases of chronic pulmonar...
Anesthesia In Heart Disease
While no physician likes to give an anesthetic to a patient w...
Source: Papers On Health
For use in our treatment we recommend Coutts' Acetic
Acid. It is of uniform strength and purity, and can be had from most
druggists. Weak acid may be understood as one part of this to twelve
parts of water. In many cases, however, much greater weakness than this
is necessary, owing to the tenderness of the parts treated. As a
general rule, the dilute acid should only cause a gentle nipping
sensation and heat in the sore. If it is painful, no good is done.
Frequent gentle applications are always much better than a few severe
Tasting the acid is a good test. If it can be swallowed without
inconvenience, it may then be tried on a tender part, and if necessary
even further reduced in strength. Where more convenient to get it,
white wine vinegar may be used instead of this weak acid; it will do
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