This is a contagious disease, and always begins with symptoms...
How Fasting Heals
Its an old hygienic maxim that the doctor does not heal, the ...
Bruises Case Xix
Robert Hill, aged 16, received a blow yesterday from a bone w...
To Prevent Bilious Fever Or Ague
Take _Podophyllin_, _Baptisia_ and _Gelseminum_ 1st in rotati...
Sometimes these occur as merely relaxed tissue full of blood. ...
The only sure sign of the presence of this parasite in the int...
Rheumatism is the cause of most instances of cardiac disease ...
Strangulation Or Hanging
Often accidentally caused in children or intoxicated persons. ...
acts favorably on cancers, and is a specific when applied to ...
Errors To Avoid In Suspected Foreign Body Cases
1. Do not reach for the foreign body with the fingers, lest...
The patient is quite helpless, and there is usually a strong s...
_Erysipelas_ being commonly the reflexion of an internal dise...
Is simply an inflammation due to impurity of the blood. These ...
This disease is a most difficult one to deal with, and any hea...
Toxic Disturbances And Heart Rate
Under this head it is not proposed to consider disturbances...
If the disease be recent and acute, (but not infectious), as ...
The Living Arches of the Foot. One of the most important thin...
Bowels Inflammation Of
This (called medically Peritonitis) is an inflammation of the ...
Ancient Medical Prescriptions
From early times it was a universal custom to place at the ...
The Future Of Life Extension
I beg the readers indulgence for a bit of futurology about wh...
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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