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Contraindications To Direct Laryngoscopy
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The Stages Of Fasting
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Abscess Of The Lung
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Pulse Counting The
Most valuable information as to the nature and progress of dis...
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Complications And After-effects Of Bronchoscopy
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Cicatricial Stenosis Of The Esophagus
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Cancer In Foot
We have noted one case in which "Cancerous Gangrene" in the fo...
The Care Of The Heart-pump
The Effect of Work upon the Heart. Whatever else in this body...
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Scarlatina Sine Exanthemate
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The following treatment will be found effective to heal less s...
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Deviation Of The Esophagus
Deviation of the esophagus may be marked in the presence of a...
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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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