_This is preaching rebellion!_ I know it is, and it is wit...
Use the A D current, moderate force. Give general tonic treat...
Stage 3 Passing Through The Thoracic Esophagus
The thoracic esophagus will be seen to expand during inspira...
Copy Of Certificate
These may Inform all whom it might Concern, that Mr. J...
Paroxysmal Tachycardia Management
There is no specific treatment for paroxysmal tachycardia. Wh...
A Rampaging Infection
At the age of 40, John, an old bohemian client of mine, came ...
Period Of Incubation Or Hatching
The time which passes between the reception of the contagious...
What Kind Of Food Should We Eat?
Generally speaking, our Appetites will Guide us. Our whole bo...
Proper exercise for the brain is most important. But this is n...
Diagnosis From Measles
In scarlatina the heat is much greater, and the pulse is much...
A MAN once grasped a very hot poker with his hand, an...
Pericarditis Symptoms And Signs
If there is pain or much aching in the cardiac region, it ten...
Treatment Of Other Eruptive Fevers
The treatment as prescribed for scarlatina in this pamphlet, ...
Enlargement Or Ossification Of The Heart
Treat these two affections in the same way. Take the A D curr...
Anesthesia For Peroral Endoscopy
A dyspneic patient should never be given a general anesthetic...
WORK for the better progress of the human race is most effect...
It is not easy to decide just whew all acute endocarditis has...
Take B D current, strong force. Apply P. P. to the open blood...
Menorrhagia Excessive Menstruation
If the menstrual flow is apt to terminate in hemorrhage, it i...
See Child-bearing. ...
Source: Papers On Health
The covering of oiled silk, or guttapercha, so
frequently placed over wet bandages when these are applied to any part
of the body, is not only useless, but often positively hurtful. It is
true that the waterproof covering retains the moisture in the bandage,
but it is also true that great heat is developed, and the waste
products in the perspiration are retained on the surface of the skin.
The effect of this is injurious in a very high degree. A little soft
old linen for the wet bandage, with a piece of double new flannel over
it, will leave all the pores of the skin open, and allow all waste
products to pass away freely, while the heat and moisture are retained
as much as necessary.
In other cases two folds of moist flannel next to skin, and two folds
of the same, dry, above the moist ones, will make an excellent bandage.
This applied all over the abdomen, in case of abdominal dropsy, will
have a most beneficial result.
The reason why we often say new flannel is simply that few know how to
wash it so as to retain its soft and porous nature as it is when good
and new. That softness and porousness may be retained in a very easy
way. When you have put your soiled flannel through two good washings
with soap in the usual way, dip it in clean boiling water, and finish
cleaning it with that dipping. You will have it white and fine as when
M'Clinton's soap, being made from plant ashes and not from soda, is
much less liable to shrink and harden flannel; in fact, it is best for
all fine washing.
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