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The patient is quite helpless, and there is usually a strong s...
No Cutting Short Of The Process Of Scarlatina The Morbid Poison Must Be Drawn To The Skin As Soon As Possible
Scarlet-fever is a disease, which cannot be cut short. Any at...
Inflammation Of The Brain
_Brain Fever._ Though this affection is not strictly what ...
General Principles Of Position
As will be seen in Fig. 47 the trachea and esophagus are not...
In any case of this pack the feet and legs as directed in Lung...
Diverticulum Of The Esophagus
Diverticula may, and usually do, consist in a pouching by her...
Circulation Of The Blood
Nothing is more important for the health or healing of any org...
This is a severe pain in the lower back, shooting sharply down...
The treatment of a suspected coronary sclerosis is the same a...
Diet For A Long, Long Life
Some people not only want to be healthy, but they want to liv...
Eruptive Cutaneous Diseases
Take A D current, pretty vigorous force in acute cases; mild ...
Sitz-bath Anchor Of Safety
If there be much delirium, the sitz-bath may be required long...
See Pain. ...
The question of the advisability of strychnin is a constant s...
Purple Spots On Skin
These arise first as small swellings. The swellings fall, and ...
Chlorosis Green Sickness
This is a disease mostly or entirely peculiar to young women ...
After a fall from a height, where there is no apparent outward...
_Measles_, which may be easily distinguished from scarlatina,...
Inflammation Of The Bowels
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See Acidity in Stomach. ...
Category: ADMINISTRATION OF REMEDIES.
Source: An Epitome Of Homeopathic Healing Art
This disease, in addition to the symptoms of cutting, cramping pains in
the bowels, as in common colic, has great distress in the stomach, with
nausea and vomiting, the bowels being costive, the feet and hands cold,
sometimes cold sweats occur. There is also considerable fever, and
frequently headache is present. The substance vomited is at first dark
bilious matter, but if the case continues a long time, stercoraceous
(fecal) matter will be thrown up.
_Colocynth_ is the most important remedy, and should be given early and
constantly. _Podophyllin_ is next in importance, and it should be given
in alternation with the former, the dose to be repeated as often as
every half hour at first, and as the patient becomes easy, at longer
intervals. In this, as in the former case, great benefit will be derived
from large injections of quite warm water, and let it be taken into the
stomach freely, as hot as can be safely swallowed. I have given a gallon
of hot water in the course of two hours, to a patient suffering under
this disease, the first half pint being rejected, but the balance
remaining, perfect relief having been experienced. If fever continues
after the colic and nausea cease, _Baptisia_ and _Aconite_ should be
given alternately every hour until the fever subsides. If the patient
is, and has been, for some time, costive, _Nux Vomica_ should be given
once in six or eight hours until the bowels move. Injections may also be
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