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The first decision to be made is what constitutes a slow puls...
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Morning Sickness Of Pregnant Females
The most efficient and certain remedy for this symptom is _Ma...
Stage I Entering The Right Pyriform Sinus
The operator standing (as in Fig. 66), inserts the esophagos...
Acidity Of The Stomach
Often caused by unwholesome food, bad or deficient teeth, or b...
Direct Laryngoscopy In Children
The epiglottis in children is usually strongly curled, often...
By this we mean, not the nerve trouble which follows a sudden ...
While the usually thin, watery esophageal and gastric secret...
An attack of this disease generally begins with a feeling of w...
A few of the anatomical details must be kept especially in mi...
Treatment Of Affections Of The Nervous Centres
In affections of the nervous centres, the _brain_, the _cereb...
Tartar Emetic Or Other Antimonial Poisons
If vomiting is not present, induce it by an emetic. Give doses...
Bronchoscopy should be done in all cases of chronic pulmonar...
A Rampaging Infection
At the age of 40, John, an old bohemian client of mine, came ...
Among the various subjects which belong to the province of ...
This is a contagious disease, consisting in an inflammation o...
Auricular Fibrillation Prognosis
The prognosis depends on the condition of the myocardium of t...
Piles - Hemorrhoids
One important matter in all cases of habitual piles, is, to k...
This is chiefly observed in children. The most frequently en...
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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