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The presence of a well marked case of exophthalmic goiter is ...
Nourishment Heat In
Heat is absorbed in building up the bodily tissues, and given ...
acts very beneficially when applied to the surface where ther...
Sources of Starch. The starches are valuable and wholesome fo...
Tea should not be infused longer than three or four minutes, an...
Very great good can often be done by a little careful syringin...
This disease is a most difficult one to deal with, and any hea...
Exercise And Growth
Fatigue as a Danger Signal. The chief use of exercise in ch...
The Repugnant Bowel
I don't know why, but people of our culture have a deep-seate...
Endoscopy On The Human Being
Dog work offers but little practice in laryngoscopy. Because...
For slight burns, immerse the injured part in cold water, and ...
Ulcers Case Xxvii
Mrs. Wakefield, aged 36, had an extensive ulceration with exc...
In 1845-46 there was an epidemic in Dresden, a city of 100,00...
(1) Nerve or imaginary chills. These are feelings of cold, whe...
HOWEVER disagreeable other people may be,--however un...
Practice On The Rubber-tube Manikin
This must be carried out in two ways. 1. General practice...
Anesthesia In Heart Disease
While no physician likes to give an anesthetic to a patient w...
It is a mistake to try to force a foreign body into the stom...
The Tongue is not Used chiefly for Tasting. If you will notic...
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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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