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Palpitation Of The Heart
This is commonly a symptomatic or sympathetic affection--rare...
There are two more or less distinct stages of this serious tro...
Next to those most dangerous forms--most dangerous, because t...
Ordinarily we are not aware of the beating of the heart, enorm...
Sudden Invasion Of The Nervous Centres
Of the different forms of scarlatina maligna the most dangero...
Direct Laryngoscopy In Diseases Of The Larynx
The diagnosis of laryngeal disease in young children, impossi...
The Electric Circuit
The Electric Circuit is made up of any thing and every thing ...
Remedial Virtues Ascribed To Relics
A relic has been defined as an object held in reverence or ...
The Plumbing And Sewering Of The Body
The Wastes of the Body. Almost everything that the body does ...
Tartar Emetic Or Other Antimonial Poisons
If vomiting is not present, induce it by an emetic. Give doses...
See Flushings. ...
Memory Loss Of
A more or less complete suspension of this faculty is a not un...
There is a common and very popular error, namely, that of putt...
Neutralise by chalk or lime water, but not by soda or any alka...
Lungs Bleeding From
This is usually taken as a most alarming, and even hopeless, s...
The Trying Member Of The Family
"TOMMY, don't do that. You know it annoys your grandf...
Sometimes the red patches of the rash are covered with small ...
Vitamins For Young Persons And Children
Young healthy people from weaning through their thirties shou...
One of the most notorious charlatans of the eighteenth centur...
Source: Papers On Health
This should always be managed so as to soothe
and not excite the little patients. They are very sensitive to heat and
cold. When these are applied the child often cries, so that the
"treatment" is condemned and given up. What should be condemned is the
nurse's want of skill. In every case the cold or hot application should
be so managed as to be agreeable. Very gentle heat at first may be
succeeded by stronger heat without shock. So mildly cool applications
may be followed by colder ones in the same way. There is no sense or
benefit in dashing a burning poultice or freezing towel on a delicate
person, either infant or adult, and sense is above all our guide in
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