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Sudden Invasion Of The Nervous Centres

Of the different forms of scarlatina maligna the most dangero...

Removal Of Double Pointed Tacks

If the tack or staple be small, and lodged in a relatively l...

Hip-joint Disease

Thorough heating, with moist heat is the best treatment for th...

Bruises

For slight bruises, such as children frequently get by falling...

Gravel

Sometimes mere internal inflammation is mistaken for this dise...

Methods Of Treatment

Irritating applications probably provoke recurrences, becaus...

Head Massaging The

This is so important in many cases of neuralgia, headache, and...

Towels Cold Wet

A towel of the ordinary kind, and full size, is soaked in a ba...

Hepatitis Inflammation Of Liver

Use the B D current, with what force the patient can bear. Pl...

Chronic Esophagitis

This is usually a result of stagnation of food or secretion, ...

Hands Clammy

Rub the hands and arms well twice a day with CAYENNE LOTION (s...

Esophageal Foreign Body Symptoms

1. There are no absolutely diagnostic symptoms. 2. Dysph...

Symptoms Of Tracheal And Bronchial Foreign Body

1. Tracheal foreign bodies are usually movable and their mo...

Esophageal Dilators

The dilatation of cicatricial stenosis of the esophagus can ...

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

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

Deformities Of The Prostate Distortions And Obstructions Of The Prostatic Urethra

The prostate is liable to such frequent and varied deformitie...

Chilblains

These occur in hands and feet where the circulative power is f...

How To Get And Keep A Good Figure

Erect Position is the Result of Vigorous Health. Naturally an...

Tea

Tea should not be infused longer than three or four minutes, an...

Rupture

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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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