The regular type of laryngoscope shown in Fig. I (A, B, C) i...
The question of the advisability of strychnin is a constant s...
What Is It That Makes Me So Nervous?
THE two main reasons why women are nervous are, first...
Dysphagia is the most frequent complaint in cases of esophag...
The Glands In The Skin
Sweat Glands. Like all the pavement (epithelial) surfaces of ...
There are two more or less distinct stages of this serious tro...
In all fevers, to cool down the excessive heat of the patient ...
The Relative Anatomy Of The Male Pelvic Organs
As the abdomen and pelvis form one general cavity, the organs...
Angioneurotic edema involving the esophagus, may produce int...
Is the process whereby the digested food is carried into the b...
Dripping Sheet Substitute For The Half-bath
To apply the _dripping sheet_, a tin bathing hat or a large w...
The Dissection Of The Oblique Or External And The Direct Or Internal Inguinal Herniae
The order in which the herniary bowel takes its investments f...
The various articles under Nerves and Nervousness should be re...
The Distinctive Diagnosis Between External And Internal Inguinal Herniae The Taxis The Seat Of Stricture And The Operation
A comparison of the relative position of these two varieties ...
When the tracheal incision is placed below the first ring, n...
Esophageal Foreign Body
After initial choking and gagging, or without these, there m...
Alkalis (eg Ammonia Soda Or Potash)
Give dilute vinegar, followed by white of egg. ...
Sitz-bath Anchor Of Safety
If there be much delirium, the sitz-bath may be required long...
See Headache. ...
Most Diseases Cure Themselves
If you ask any honest medical doctor how they cure diseases, ...
Source: Papers On Health
These are often piled on the front of the body,
while the far more important back is left exposed. In many cases of
delicacy and cough, particularly with women, it is far more effective
to protect the upper back with warm extra flannel than to place
covering on the chest. This alone will sometimes cure distressing
coughs. In every case, such "protection," whether to back or breast,
should be such as to secure free escape of perspiration (see
Underwear). A sheet of fine wadding is excellent. Where less heat is
desired, new flannel is the best. Often, also, chest trouble is best
helped by protecting the soles of the feet. If these and the back are
kept warm, there is little fear or harm at the front of the chest. Let
the back covering, where it is used, come down as far as the top of the
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