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As so many times repeated, real pain must be stopped, and mor...
Biscuits And Water
The biscuits referred to are manufactured in Saltcoats.[A] The...
The key to action in case of epidemics prevailing in the distr...
If the foreign body be not removed, the resulting chronic se...
SUPPOSE your husband got impatient and annoyed with y...
Food And Mental Power
Unsuitable or ill-cooked food has a most serious effect on the...
See Rash. ...
The Relations Of The Principal Bloodvessels To The Viscera Of The Thoracico-abdominal Cavity
The median line of the body is occupied by the centres of the...
These are often a really serious trouble, especially to women,...
Torpid Reaction Asthenic
The more violent the contagious poison, and the weaker the or...
Head Massaging The
This is so important in many cases of neuralgia, headache, and...
Tests Of Heart Strength
If both systolic and diastolic blood pressure are taken, and ...
Introduction Of The Bronchoscope
No one should do bronchoscopy until he is able to expose the ...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Autointoxication.  the accumulations on the bowel wall be...
Varix And Angioma Of The Esophagus
These lesions are sometimes the cause of esophageal hemorrhag...
Illness The Root Of
In treating any trouble it is well to get to the root of it. O...
(_Ague in the breast--Inflamed breast_.) This is a disease...
In slight cases, where the patient simply cannot sleep for tos...
Lungs Inflammation Of The
This is a common trouble in our climate, and, fortunately, one...
Dripping Sheet Substitute For The Half-bath
Category: TREATMENT OF OTHER FEVERS
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
To apply the _dripping sheet_, a tin bathing hat or a large wash-tub is
placed near the patient's bed, and a pail of water on the brim of the
hat, or close by the tub. Dip a linen sheet into it, and leave it there
till you wish to take the patient out of his pack, but dispose it so
that you can easily find the two corresponding corners. As soon as the
patient steps into the hat or tub, seize the sheet by these corners and
throw it over his head and body from behind, and rub him all over, head
and all, whilst somebody else is supporting him, or whilst he is
supporting himself by taking hold of one of the bed-posts. When the
sheet becomes warm, empty part of your pail over the patient's head, by
which means the water in the sheet is renewed, and rub again. Then
repeat the same operation, and when all your water is gone, before the
body of the patient is sufficiently cool, take water from the hat or tub
and use it for the same purpose, till he is quite cooled down. Then dry
him with another sheet, or a towel, and put him to bed again, if
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