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The Relative Position Of The Deeper Organs Of The Thorax And Those Of The Abdomen
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Enlargement Or Ossification Of The Heart
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No Cutting Short Of The Process Of Scarlatina The Morbid Poison Must Be Drawn To The Skin As Soon As Possible
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The Fulcrum Of The Bronchoscopic Lever Is At The Upper Thoracic Aperture
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The Relative Position Of The Superficial Organs Of The Thorax And Abdomen
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Interpretation Of Tracings
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Heat And Weakness
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The Relative Position Of The Cranial Nasal Oral And Pharyngeal Cavities
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On The Treatment By Eschar And Poultice
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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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