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See Bran Poultice. ...
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Colds Consumption And Pneumonia
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Bruises Case Xvii
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(See Blood, Purifying; Sores). ...
Esophagoscopy For Foreign Body
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How To Conquer Consumption
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Rash Or Hives
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Testing For Electric Defects
These tests should be made beforehand; not when about to com...
Punctures Case Iii
A female servant punctured the end of the finger by a pin; th...
Symptoms Of Gastric Foreign Body
Foreign body in the stomach ordinarily produces no symptoms. ...
Take B D current. Place N. P., long cord, upon the lumbar ver...
From The Hygienic Dictionary 2
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Esophagoscopic Extraction Of Foreign Bodies
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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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