It should be understood that especially in acute conditions...
The Surgical Dissection Of The Subclavian And Carotid Regions The Relative Anatomy Of Their Contents
A perfect knowledge of the relative anatomy of any of the s...
The patient is quite helpless, and there is usually a strong s...
Sudden Invasion Of The Nervous Centres
Of the different forms of scarlatina maligna the most dangero...
Decannulation After Cure Of Laryngeal Stenosis
In order to train the patient to breathe again through the la...
The question often arises as to the ability of children to bea...
See Urinary Troubles. ...
Where this is recommended the cold-drawn oil is meant, not the...
This is usually brought on by some excessive strain upon the b...
A foreign body lodged in the esophagus may prove quickly fat...
Foreign Bodies In The Bronchi For Prolonged Periods
The sojourn of an inorganic foreign body in the bronchus for ...
The swelling of veins in the leg is a very common trouble, esp...
is small pox modified by vaccination. It is to be treated as ...
The spatular end of the laryngoscope should now be tipped ba...
Swellings in the breast often arouse fear of cancer, but are g...
Let us suppose a swelling appears on some part of the body or ...
Rules For Endoscopic Foreign Body Extraction
1. Never endoscope a foreign body case unprepared, with the...
Towards The End Of The Period Of Efflorescence When The Rash
declines, fades, disappears, and the skin begins to peal off, a...
Compression Stenosis Of The Trachea And Bronchi
Compression of the trachea is most commonly caused by goiter...
Ankle Twisted Or Crushed
Place the foot as soon as possible in warm water, as hot as ca...
Source: Papers On Health
This may with advantage to the health of the skin and body
in general, be indulged in every morning during some of the toilet
operations, such as shaving, or preferably, dumbell exercise or Swedish
gymnastics. If exercises are done in a nude condition the utmost
freedom for the muscles is obtained. In a short time a notable change
will be observed in the skin, which will lose its pasty appearance, and
become soft flesh and of a healthy colour. If possible have the bedroom
with windows facing the morning sun, so that the sunlight can also
shine in. There are many sanitaria on the Continent and in America
where this form of "bathing" is practised. Indeed, one of the great
benefits of sea-bathing (overlooked in this country) is the exposure of
the skin to air and light. Consequently if the weather and social
custom permits, as much time as possible should be spent after
immersion, lounging on the sand. A child's natural instinct leads it to
play about after its bath in the sea instead of coming at once to be
A young infant will enjoy lying on a rug on the floor without any
clothing and with the window open. Older children will benefit by
running about the garden in summer time in bare feet, and with only one
garment, say a cotton frock.
It is a great mistake to clothe children too warmly, indeed, the same
may be said of adults. Garments should always be loose and porous, so
as to allow of the beneficial action of the air on the skin. One of the
objections to corsets is that they do not fulfil these conditions
(see Tight Lacing, Skin, Care of.)
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