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Impossibility Of Answering For The Issue Of Every Typhoid Case
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Consumption Prevention Of
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Wine And Water If No Reaction Can Be Obtained
Should the patient remain cold in his pack for longer than an...
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Frictions With Lard
were used already by Caelius Aurelianus, and recently re-intr...
MICHEL DE NOTREDAME, or NOSTRADAMUS, a celebrated French phys...
will often cure malignant ulcers both of the breast and uteru...
The Ammonium Carbonicum
recommended by Peart, has been considered by many as a specif...
Length Of Bath
Although the temperature, in sthenic cases, should be a littl...
Earache - Otalgia
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This most important matter of good sleep for the child depends...
Pimples On The Face
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Cures As Self-applied
Source: Papers On Health
Often young people in lodgings are in
difficulty for want of some one to apply the necessary treatment in
their own case. It is often, however, possible to treat oneself quite
successfully by exercising care and common sense. Help should always be
got if possible, but where it cannot, it may be done without. In the
case of applying cold cloths to any part, when it is necessary to
change these frequently, a basin of cold water may stand by the bedside
so that the patient can wring out towels without getting up. A still
better plan is to have several towels wrung out to begin with--these
may be hung over a rail or chairs until required. When the first has
been heated it must be hung over the rail or chair so as to be as much
spread out as possible. Evaporation will then cool it sufficiently to
be used when its turn comes again. Each towel is to be treated in a
similar way in turn. Four towels will give an hour's cooling with very
little trouble in this way. So a bran poultice may be prepared and laid
on the bed, so that one can lie down on it, and with the cold towels
handy, as above, most effective treatment given. Common sense is the
guide here, as everywhere in our treatment, and a little thought will
solve difficulties at first apparently insoluble.
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