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Site Of Lodgement

Almost all foreign bodies are arrested in the cervical esoph...

Skin A Wintry

Something like an epidemic of skin trouble is often experience...

Conclusion: Help Yourselves If Your Physicians Will Not Help You!

And I am none of your water-enthusiasts, who pretend to cure ...

Papillomata Of The Larynx In Children

Of all benign growths in the larynx papilloma is the most fre...

1 Is Water Applicable In All Typhoid Cases?

The question has been raised, whether in typhoid cases, and i...

The Need Of Pure Air

Free Air is Pure. As air, in the form of wind, actually sweep...

Liquorice

See Constipation. ...

Consumption Prevention Of

This most insidious and deadly disease is caused by a tiny veg...

Changing Treatment

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

Varioloid

is small pox modified by vaccination. It is to be treated as ...

Ablutions And Rubbing With Iced Water Or Snow

In a few very obstinate cases, when no rash would appear afte...

Squeezing

See Rubbing. ...

The Stiffening Rods Of The Body-machine

What Bones Are. The bones are not the solid foundation and fr...

Cancer In Foot

We have noted one case in which "Cancerous Gangrene" in the fo...

Palpitation

Ordinarily we are not aware of the beating of the heart, enorm...

The Child As An Ideal

WHILE the path of progress in the gaining of repose c...

Animal Magnetism

Although curative attributes were ascribed to the magnet in...

First Stage

The spatular end of the laryngoscope is introduced in the ri...

Rose

See Erysipelas. ...

Nature's Teaching

NATURE is not only our one guide in the matter of phy...



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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