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In 1845-46 there was an epidemic in Dresden, a city of 100,00...
Limbs Disjointed Or Sprained
In the case of an overstretch, or sprain, which has resulted i...
Emetic; keep quiet and darken the room. Chloral or bromide of ...
Other Kinds Of Cancer
There seem to be many other kinds of cancer, at least if you ...
Angina Pectoris Management
While a number of causes of true cardiac pain may be eliminat...
Angioneurotic edema involving the esophagus, may produce int...
In the common form this is purely neuralgic. The nerves are in...
Ice-water And Snow-bath In Malignant Cases
If no rash appear during the first pack, which will scarcely ...
The Inward And The Outward Current
I have already said that when the conducting-cords are of equ...
Pimples On The Face
See Face. ...
Structure and Action of the Heart. Now what is it that keeps ...
Decannulation after tracheotomy done for papillomata should ...
Training For Motion
"IN every new movement, in every unknown attitude nee...
Papillomata Of The Larynx In Children
Of all benign growths in the larynx papilloma is the most fre...
Clothes should be Loose and Comfortable. Man is the only anim...
Head Skin Of The
The nerves of sensibility are very largely supplied to the ski...
This is a severe pain in the lower back, shooting sharply down...
Almost hopeless. Emetic; artificial respiration. ...
Esophagoscopic Extraction Of Foreign Bodies
It is unwise to do an endoscopy in a foreign-body case for th...
Introduction Of The Esophagoscope
The esophagoscope is to be passed only with ocular guidance, ...
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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