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Sources of Starch. The starches are valuable and wholesome fo...
The symptoms are increased tension, which means, sooner or la...
The Glands In The Skin
Sweat Glands. Like all the pavement (epithelial) surfaces of ...
This may be felt either because the breath is actually hot, or...
Destruction Of The Organ Of Hearing
When the glands pass into a sloughing state, the parts connec...
Diseases And Disturbances Of The Skin
Their Chief Causes. Skin troubles are of two main kinds accor...
Often a severe pain in the toe, foot, ankle, or lower leg has ...
This is a disease of children. Comes on in consequence of a s...
This is a very common trouble, especially in the young. To res...
Treat exactly as in acute diarrh[oe]a, except that P. P. shou...
Diagnosis From Measles
In scarlatina the heat is much greater, and the pulse is much...
Normal Blood Pressure For Adults
Woley [Footnote: Woley, II. P.: The Normal Variation of the S...
Often caused by children sucking matches. There is a burning i...
Use the A D current, strong force. Place the N. P., long cord...
This troublesome disease is also known as St. Anthony's Fire, ...
See Child-bearing. ...
Dr Jerome Kidder's Electro-magnetic Machine
On opening the machine-box, as it comes from the manufacturer...
Demonstrations Of The Origin And Progress Of Inguinal Herniae In General
PLATE 41, Fig. 1.--When the serous spermatic tube is oblitera...
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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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