Take B D current, forceful as the patient can bear, and treat...
Sitz-bath Anchor Of Safety
If there be much delirium, the sitz-bath may be required long...
See Acidity in Stomach. ...
Mechanical Effect Of Each Pole
The mechanical effect of the forward end of the current, or t...
Delicacy of touch and manipulation are an absolute necessity...
Removal Of Growth From The Laryngeal Ventricle
After exposing the larynx in the usual manner, if the head i...
The Surgical Dissection Of The Superficial Structures Of The Male Perinaeum
The median line of the body is marked as the situation where ...
Aortic Insufficiency Aortic Regurgitation
This lesion, though not so common as the mitral lesion, is of...
There is no absolute contraindication to careful esophagosco...
From The Hygienic Dictionary 2
Toxemia.  "Toxemia is the basic cause of all so-called dise...
According to my experience, though this disease may not be en...
From the preceding observations it would naturally be conclud...
Ulcers Case Xxxi
Mr. S. aged 30, had a sore two inches in length in the groin,...
Head Sounds In
As the result and accompaniment of deafness these are sometime...
Cancer In Face
Treat as far as possible as recommended for breast cancer. ...
Bruises Case Xx
It frequently occurs to surgeons to receive slight wounds upo...
One of the most common causes of hypertension is clue to exce...
Punctures Case Iii
A female servant punctured the end of the finger by a pin; th...
Ulceration Of The Esophagus
Superficial erosions of the esophagus are by no means an unco...
Soapy Blanket The
It seems necessary, in getting people to use the best means fo...
Source: Papers On Health
Get a sufficient quantity of good bran in an ordinary
washhand basin. Heat the basin before beginning operations. Have also
a boiling kettle at hand. Pour the boiling water by little and little
into the bran, and mix and stir it up until it is all a moist mass, but
not wet. The thing is to avoid putting in more water than the bran
can easily absorb and hold. Then have ready a flannel bag of the size
and shape required for the poultice. Fill this with the bran, and it is
ready. The skin to which it is applied should first be oiled with olive
oil. The poultice may be fastened on with flannel bands. In any case it
must lie tightly on the skin. The patient must lie on it, if it be
applied to the back. One or two tablespoonfuls of mustard may be added
if great power is required, not otherwise.
Instead of this poultice, an india-rubber bag full of hot water may be
used, with two or three ply of moist flannel between it and the skin.
Our only reason for recommending bran is that many could not afford the
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