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Fever Scarlet Or Scarlatina

As a first precaution, when an epidemic of this exists, childr...

Teeth

In order to prevent decay, the teeth should be carefully brush...

Chloride Of Lime

About the same opinion may be given on _Chloride of Lime_. As...

Tolerance

WHEN we are tolerant as a matter of course, the nervous syste...

The Effect Of Athletics On The Heart

We can no longer neglect the seriousness of the effects of c...

Asphyxia Suspended Animation

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Erysipelas

This is a disease of the skin, producing redness, burning and...

What Is Constipation?

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Muscular Pains

These pains occur usually when a patient has been for some tim...

Consumption Treatment Of

Turning now to the case when consumption has actually shown it...

Compression Stenosis Of The Trachea

Decannulation in these cases can only follow the removal of ...

Bathing

The surface of the body should be kept clean, as far as possi...

Perversions In The Guidance Of The Body

SO evident are the various, the numberless perversion...

Aortic Insufficiency Aortic Regurgitation

This lesion, though not so common as the mitral lesion, is of...

Eruptive Cutaneous Diseases

Take A D current, pretty vigorous force in acute cases; mild ...

Esophageal Foreign Body Symptoms

1. There are no absolutely diagnostic symptoms. 2. Dysph...

Nephritis Inflammation Of Kidneys

1. Acute. If the urinary secretion be reddish and scant, with...

Symptomatology And Treatment Of Chronic Valvular Lesions

Before discussing the treatment of broken compensation in gen...

Baths For Head

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Acetic Acid

is a most efficient remedy applied to old irritable _varicose...



Children's Treatment






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
these pages.





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