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Medical ArticlesUlcers Case Xxxi
Mr. S. aged 30, had a sore two inches in length in the groin,...
An attack of this disease generally begins with a feeling of w...
Chloroform Or Ether (inhaled)
Fresh air. Pull tongue forward, and begin artificial respirati...
For slight bruises, such as children frequently get by falling...
See Bleeding; Wounds. ...
Treat exactly as in acute diarrh[oe]a, except that P. P. shou...
The Period Of Convalescence
under the usual drug-treatment, is, however, usually protract...
Action Of The Sitz-bath Explained
The _sitz-bath_ acts in a direct manner upon the abdominal or...
Notes On Nursing Tracheotomized Patients
Bedside tray should contain: Duplicate cannula Scalpel ...
If a chronic endocarditis has followed an acute condition, so...
_Tis a gift to be simple Tis a gift to be free, Tis a gift ...
This disease consists in a looseness of the bowels, generally...
Paroxysmal Tachycardia Management
There is no specific treatment for paroxysmal tachycardia. Wh...
In some cases the bran in whole wheaten bread and Saltcoats bi...
Polarization Of The Circuit
I have said, in effect, a little above, that, while the curre...
Stage 4 Passing Through The Hiatus Esophageus
When the head is dropped, it must at the same time be moved ...
Difficulties Of Esophagoscopy
The beginner may find the esophagoscope seemingly rigidly fi...
Simple remedies such as we advocate are found of immense servi...
Anomalies Of The Esophagus
Congenital esophagotracheal fistulae are the most frequent of...
Taking A Laryngeal Specimen For Diagnosis
The diagnosis of carcinoma, sarcoma, and some other conditio...
Action Balance Of
Source: Papers On Health
An excellent guide to the proper treatment of any
case is to be found in the distribution of heat in the patient's body.
Hot parts are to be cooled, and cold parts warmed, often both at the
same time, so as to restore the proper balance of vital action. Gentle
progressive measures are always best in this, especially with
children. Cold feet are warmed by BATHING (see) and FOMENTATION
(see). A heated head may be cooled with COLD TOWELS (see) or with
soap LATHER (see). This principle of seeking a proper balance should
be borne in mind throughout all our treatment. Its importance can
hardly be exaggerated, as the restoration of this balance alone will
frequently effect an almost magical cure where drugs have been wholly
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