Medical ArticlesFrom The Hygienic Dictionary
Food.  Life is a tragedy of nutrition. In food lies 99.99...
In hypertension, as long as the heart, which is probably hyp...
Aortic Insufficiency Aortic Regurgitation
This lesion, though not so common as the mitral lesion, is of...
Anomalies Of The Tracheobronchial Tree
Tracheobronchial anomalies are relatively rare. Congenital e...
Eyes Accidents To
Three distinct classes of these are to be considered. They req...
Inward Rotation Method
When the point is found to be buried in the mucosa, the best...
Chlorosis Green Sickness
This is a disease mostly or entirely peculiar to young women ...
Take B D current, forceful as the patient can bear, and treat...
This is a matter of great importance to the sick. Nor is anyth...
Illness The Root Of
In treating any trouble it is well to get to the root of it. O...
Testing For Electric Defects
These tests should be made beforehand; not when about to com...
No greater mistake could be made than to curtail the hours of ...
See Abscess; Ankle; Armpit; Bone, Diseased. ...
The Effect Of Athletics On The Heart
We can no longer neglect the seriousness of the effects of c...
Towards The End Of The Period Of Efflorescence When The Rash
declines, fades, disappears, and the skin begins to peal off, a...
List Of Instruments
The following list has been compiled as a convenient basis f...
Our Wonderful Coat
What the Skin Is. The skin is the most wonderful and one of t...
Punctures Case Viii
This case illustrates the mode of treatment by the lunar caus...
Aortic narrowing or stenosis is a frequent occurrence in the ...
When long continued in connection with disease or accident, th...
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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