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Roentgenray Study In Foreign Body Cases

Roentgenography.--All cases of chest disease should have the ...

Stings Of Insects

The effect produced by the sting of Bees, Wasps, and Hornets ...

Changing Treatment

To wisely alter and arrange the treatment in any case is of th...

Uric Acid

This acid is found in persons of a gouty tendency, such tenden...

Bowels Reversed

See Bowels, Locking of, above. ...

Electrical Classification Of Diseases

There are two, and only two, primary classes of disease--thos...


This is substantially the same thing as trismus, except that ...

Tests Of Heart Strength

If both systolic and diastolic blood pressure are taken, and ...

Treatment Of The Violent Or Sthenic Form Of Scarlatina Anginosa

The _violent_, or _sthenic form_ of scarlatina anginosa becom...

Destruction Of The Organ Of Hearing

When the glands pass into a sloughing state, the parts connec...

Chest Protectors

These are often piled on the front of the body, while the far ...

Tuberculosis Of The Tracheobronchial Tree

The bronchoscopic study of tuberculosis is very interesting,...

Animal Fats

The Digestibility of Fats. We have now come to the last group...

The Glands In The Skin

Sweat Glands. Like all the pavement (epithelial) surfaces of ...

Unfavorable Symptoms

are: A fetid breath, with ulceration and sloughing of the thr...

Hepar Sulphur

is a specific for _Itch and Scald Head,_ applied in form of a...


is valuable as a _palliative_ upon cancerous tumors. As a _cu...

Cramp In The Stomach

This very severe trouble, though resisting ordinary methods of...


It may be proper, in this place, to spend a few words upon el...

Lacing Tight

This produces such serious deformity, and in many ways so inte...

Chlorosis Green Sickness

Source: A Newly Discovered System Of Electrical Medication

This is a disease mostly or entirely peculiar to young women who have
not menstruated, and disappears on the establishment of the monthly

Take the A D current. If any symptoms exist of an effort of nature to
bring on the menses, note the time of them, and regard it, in the
treatment, as the proper monthly period. If no symptoms of such a period
are perceptible, the practitioner must fix upon a time for it, and
regard it accordingly. About four to six days before the periodic time,
commence to treat as follows, using a moderate force: Insert the
uterine electrode, N. P., wet in warm water, per vagina, until it meets
the uterus; and manipulate with P. P. over the dorsal and first two
lumbar vertebrae, and more or less over the back on both sides of the
spinal column, some six or eight minutes daily, down to the period fixed
upon for the catamenia to appear. If they do not start, let the patient
rest for some four or five days, and then begin with general tonic
treatment. (See page 95.) Continue this, three times a week, until
within a little less than a week of the periodic time, when the same
treatment with the uterine electrode as was at first employed should be
resumed, and again be continued to the time assigned for the menses. If
no success should appear, return, after a few days, to general tonic
treatment as before. Let these forms of treatment be prosecuted until
success crowns the effort. Ordinarily, not many months--perhaps not more
than one or two months--will be required; especially, if the treatment
be aided, on the part of the patient, by a good degree of moderate
exercise in the open air, and a free, nourishing diet.

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