VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.homemedicine.ca Informational Site Network Informational
Privacy


Home


Medical Articles


Mother's Remedies


Household Tips


Medicine History


Forgotten Remedies


Search

Medical Articles

Glands Of Bowels

See Bowels. ...

Blood Purifying

Fever arising from bad state of the blood may be treated by ca...

Head Massaging The

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

Weight Loss By Fasting

Loss of weight indicates, almost guarantees, that detoxificat...

Ulcers Case Xxviii

Mrs. U. aged 60, has been subject to ulcerated legs for sever...

Chronic Endocarditis

It is not easy to decide just whew all acute endocarditis has...

Drinks Refreshing

This is a matter of great importance to the sick. Nor is anyth...

Hearing

We have had so much success in helping the deaf that we feel w...

How To Be Ill And Get Well

ILLNESS seems to be one of the hardest things to happ...

Chloral

Emetic; warm coffee, and even an enema of coffee. Artificial r...

Lessons From Nutritional Anthropology

The next logical pair of questions are: how healthy could goo...

Etiology

The lodgement of foreign bodies in the esophagus is influenc...

Mitral Stenosis: Mitral Narrowing

This particular valvular defect occurs more frequently in wom...

Pathology

The part of the heart most affected is the part which has the...

Angina Pectoris Management

While a number of causes of true cardiac pain may be eliminat...

Diarrhoea

This disease consists in a looseness of the bowels, generally...

Erysipelas

This troublesome disease is also known as St. Anthony's Fire, ...

Resume Of Emergency Tracheotomy

The following notes should be memorized. 1. Essentials: Kn...

Clothing

Clothing should be light yet warm, and sufficiently free so as...

Spasmodic Stenosis Of The Esophagus

Etiology - The functional activity of the esophagus is depend...



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
necessary.





Next: Rubbing Sheet Substitute For The Half-bath

Previous: Want Of Water



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 659