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Ancient Medical Prescriptions
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To Prevent Diarrhoea
Where it is prevailing as an _epidemic_, _Ipecac_ at night, a...
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The questions arising are: I. Is a foreign body present? ...
Classification Of Cardiac Disturbances
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(_Acetate of Copper Verdigris_) applied to _Cancerous_ ulcers...
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The Form Of The Thoracic Cavity And The Position Of The Lungs Heart And Larger Bloodvessels
In the human body there does not exist any such space as cavi...
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Cramp In The Limbs
Source: Papers On Health
The treatment of this is to apply cold cloths to
the roots of the nerves which govern the affected limb or limbs. For
the legs, the cold is applied to the lower spine; for the arms or
hands, it is applied to the upper part. The limbs affected should also
be rubbed briskly with the hands, or a rough towel. Often the
irritating heat causing the cramp is in but a small part of the spine,
and the whole body is cold, or at least too chilly to make the cold
cloths a pleasant cure. In such a case FOMENTATION (see) of the feet
and legs will supply sufficient heat to make the cure by cold pleasant
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