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Sometimes mere internal inflammation is mistaken for this dise...
Removal Of Foreign Bodies From The Larynx
Symptoms and Diagnosis.--The history of a sudden choking atta...
Breathing Correct Method Of
The capacity of an ordinary pair of lungs is about 250 cubic i...
How the Nails are Made. Another trade, which our wonderful sk...
A subacute or a chronic infective endocarditis should be trea...
The question often arises as to the ability of children to bea...
The Journey Down The Food Tube
The Flow of Saliva and Appetite Juice. We are now ready to st...
A mother who has had strength to bear a child is, as a rule, q...
Period Of Desquamation Or Peeling-off
About the sixth or seventh day, the epidermis, or cuticle of ...
The Nerves In The Skin
How We Tell Things from Touch, and Feel Heat and Cold and Pai...
For use in our treatment we recommend Coutts' Acetic Acid. It ...
Aortic Insufficiency Aortic Regurgitation
This lesion, though not so common as the mitral lesion, is of...
Foreign Bodies In The Air And Food Passages
The air and food passages may be invaded by any foreign subst...
Morning Sickness Of Pregnant Females
The most efficient and certain remedy for this symptom is _Ma...
This is one of the most difficult of diseases to control by a...
I have worked with many young women with breast cancer; so ma...
Enemas Cold Water
Prejudice often exists against cold treatment of any kind, but...
This is applied as follows. Over a large armchair spread a fol...
Before Perspiration Comes On There Is A Little More Excitement For
a few minutes (41), which must not induce the friends of the pa...
Extraction Of Soft Friable Foreign Bodies From The Tracheobronchial Tree
The difficulties here consist in the liability of crushing or...
Diagnosis From Measles
Category: DESCRIPTION OF SCARLET-FEVER.
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
In scarlatina the heat is much greater, and the pulse is much quicker
than in measles.--In scarlatina the throat is inflamed, usually the
brain affected, and the patient smells like salt-fish, old cheese or the
cages of a menagerie; in measles, the eyes are affected, inflamed, and
incapable of bearing the light; the organs of respiration likewise
(thence coryza, sneezing, hoarseness, cough); the perspiration smells
like the feathers of geese freshly plucked.--In scarlatina the period of
incubation is a day less than in measles; namely, in scarlatina the rash
appears on the second day after the first symptoms, in measles on the
third.--The scarlet-rash consists of large, irregular, _flat_ patches,
which cover large spaces with a uniform scarlet-red, being brightest in
those parts which are usually covered by the garments of the patient;
in measles the spots are small, roundish or half-moon-like, with little
grains upon them, and usually of a darker color; the measle-rash is
thickest in such parts as are exposed to the air.--In scarlatina the
symptoms of fever and the affection of the mucous membranes continue two
days after the eruption has begun to make its appearance; in measles the
eruption diminishes those symptoms at once.--The scarlet-rash stands out
a day or two less than the measle-rash, and comes off in laminae, whilst
the latter comes off in small scales or scurfs.
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