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Knee Swelling Of Or Pain In

For ordinary slight injuries, complete rest, and rubbing with ...

Angina Pectoris Management

While a number of causes of true cardiac pain may be eliminat...

Buttermilk Poultice

Boiled potatoes beaten up with fresh buttermilk make an excell...

Scald Head

of children, where there is a discharge of yellow and watery ...

The Vegetable Kingdom

As to the vegetable kingdom, there is here, so far as we can ...

Club Foot

Children are not unfrequently born with this deformity in one ...

What Effect Could Be Expected From A Warm Wet-sheet?

The first impression of the wet-sheet is, as I stated before,...


Take B D current, forceful as the patient can bear, and treat...

Acetic Acid

For use in our treatment we recommend Coutts' Acetic Acid. It ...


See Erysipelas. ...


This is neuralgia in an ischiatic nerve, commonly the great i...

Nettle Rash

This is an eruption on the skin, often coming suddenly and goi...

The Surgical Dissection Of The Sterno-clavicular Or Tracheal Region And The Relative Position Of Its Main Bloodvessels Nerves &c

The law of symmetry governs the development of all structures...

Necessity Of Ventilation Means Of Heating The Sick-room Relative Merits Of Open Fires Stoves And Furnaces

Next to its intrinsic value, our method gives the patient the...


This, in various forms, as brandy, whiskey, rum, wine, cordial...

Functional Hiatal Stenosis Hiatal Esophagismus Phrenospasm Diaphragmatic Pinchcock Stenosis

There is no sphincteric muscular arrangement at the cardiac o...

How And Why We Breathe

Life is Shown by Breathing. If you wanted to find out whether...


Is a disease springing from disordered digestion, and caused s...

To Prevent Itch

A dose of _Sulphur_, or rubbing a little flour of sulphur on ...

Rules For The Application Of Water In Typhoid Cases

As a general rule, in typhoid cases, bathing should form one ...

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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