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Fixation of the crico-arytenoid joints with an approximation...
Anchoring The Foreign Body Against The Tube Mouth
If withdrawal be made a bimanual procedure it is almost cert...
The Surgical Dissection Of The Superficial Bloodvessels Etc Of The Inguino-femoral Region
Hernial protrusions are very liable to occur at the inguino-f...
Rules For The Application Of Water In Typhoid Cases
As a general rule, in typhoid cases, bathing should form one ...
After a fright, or some very trying experience, some part of t...
Difficulties Of Esophagoscopy
The beginner may find the esophagoscope seemingly rigidly fi...
Indications.--Tracheotomy is indicated in dyspnea of laryngot...
Neutralise by chalk or lime water, but not by soda or any alka...
This trouble is often only aggravated and made chronic by the ...
See Indigestion. ...
The Poor Start
For this reason it makes sense to take vitamins and food sup...
Take B D current, strong force. Apply P. P. to the open blood...
Enemas Versus Colonics
People frequently wonder what is the difference between a col...
It is not always easy to say definitely whether a bone is brok...
The Surgical Dissection Of The Popliteal Space And The Posterior Crural Region
On comparing the bend of the knee with the bend of the elbow,...
Breath And The Heart
Stout people are usually more or less "scant of breath." Accum...
Scarlatina Sine Exanthemate
There are also mild cases of scarlet-fever, when little or no...
Complications And After-effects Of Bronchoscopy
All foreign body cases should be watched day and night by spe...
The question often arises as to the ability of children to bea...
Cancer In Foot
We have noted one case in which "Cancerous Gangrene" in the fo...
Source: Papers On Health
This may be felt either because the breath is actually
hot, or because the membranes of the tongue and mouth are unusually
tender, and feel the breath hot in consequence when it is not really
so. This latter case is usually accompanied by a sore tongue. To heal
the tongue, it must be soaked freely with vinegar or weak ACETIC ACID
(see), so diluted as to give only a very slight feeling of smarting
after even prolonged application. Apply it with a good camel's hair
brush, and brush with a little fine almond or olive oil after the acid.
The mouth may be rinsed with the acid, but brushing is best.
But where real heat is found in the breath, it arises from an
overheated state of the body internally. This frequently arises from
failure in the stomach to digest properly. If the hot breath arises
from this, small drinks of hot water, frequently taken, will usually
cure it. A warm bran poultice, placed on the back at bedtime opposite
the stomach, will prove a more powerful remedy in addition to the hot
water. More powerful effect still will be found in such stimulus to the
skin as washing it all over twice a week with vinegar or weak acetic
acid. On other days let the patient be rubbed over with good olive oil,
mixed with enough CAYENNE "TEA" (see) to cause a slight burning
sensation. Let this also be done twice a week, and twice a week also
wash all over with M'Clinton's soap and hot water. A plain diet of
course, should be observed (see Digestion; Dyspepsia; Food; Teeth,
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