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Medical ArticlesNourishment Heat In
Heat is absorbed in building up the bodily tissues, and given ...
See Rubbing. ...
Chronic Stenosis Of The Larynx And Trachea
The various forms of laryngeal stenosis for which tracheotomy...
The composition of different articles of food varies. A turnip ...
Technic Of Laryngeal Operations
Preparation of the patient and anesthesia have been mentione...
THE ability to be easily and heartily amused brings a wholeso...
One of the most notorious charlatans of the eighteenth centur...
Nourishment Cold In
If a person is in fever, and is burning with internal heat, a ...
Rules For The Application Of Water In Typhoid Cases
As a general rule, in typhoid cases, bathing should form one ...
Ice-water And Snow-bath In Malignant Cases
If no rash appear during the first pack, which will scarcely ...
The Malignant Forms Of Scarlet-fever
are caused by the character of the epidemy, but, perhaps, mor...
For use in our treatment we recommend Coutts' Acetic Acid. It ...
Necessity Of Ventilation Means Of Heating The Sick-room Relative Merits Of Open Fires Stoves And Furnaces
Next to its intrinsic value, our method gives the patient the...
When the tracheal incision is placed below the first ring, n...
Recent Wounds Contusions And Burns
Use the B D current, strong force as can be borne. Bring the ...
This should always be managed so as to soothe and not excite t...
Burns Case Xxxiii
A little girl, aged 10, scalded her breast a week ago and has...
is a most efficient remedy applied to old irritable _varicose...
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Foreign Bodies In The Stomach
Gastroscopy is indicated in cases of a foreign body that ref...
Source: Papers On Health
Is simply an inflammation due to impurity of the blood. These
impurities arise from bad air or wrong food, and remain in the body
till a chill of some kind or other forces the blood and the impurities
with the blood to some part, resulting in inflammation. Catarrh in the
mucous membrane, connected with respiration, is commonly called a
"cold," and is decidedly infectious (see Air). A cold must be
regarded as an effort of Nature to get rid of these impurities.
Breathing of fresh, even cold air, will expedite, not hinder the cure.
Washing the hands and face in cold water, and drying vigorously, will
often cure it when beginning as "cold in the head." Cold, applied in a
certain way, cures the after effects of chill, but it must be so
applied as only to affect the part to which it is applied, while the
general heat of the body is kept up. Catarrh may occur in any internal
membrane of the body. If these can be reached, as the nostrils, or even
the bowels, may be by syringing, then nothing is better to effect a
cure than cool water and vinegar, or weak acetic acid. Brush the
nostrils often with this, and cold in the head will soon be cured. It
can be applied still better by means of a nasal douche. Syringing the
bowels with this cool acid mixture in the more serious catarrh of these
will also cure. Patient perseverance is wanted, however, in the latter
case. Get also the external skin to act thoroughly. Where the cause of
internal catarrh is exhaustion, through overwork or worry, the cause
must be removed. Let the sufferer learn trust in a living Heavenly
Father, and cast all burdens upon Him, and the physical treatment will
have a fair chance to cure. See Breath and Skin.
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