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Medical ArticlesAdditional Rules For The Treatment Of Eruptive Diseases
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Actinomycosis Of The Esophagus
Esophageal actinomycosis has been autoptically discovered. It...
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List Of Instruments
The following list has been compiled as a convenient basis f...
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The following case was far more severe, but the mode of treat...
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The acutely ill person experiences occasional attacks of dist...
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The prognosis depends on the condition of the myocardium of t...
The most successful procedure in the management of intestinal...
Ice-water And Snow-bath In Malignant Cases
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See Band, Flannel. ...
Colic Of Whatever Kind
Use A D current, pretty strong force. In severe cases, introd...
Prolapsus Uteri Falling Of The Womb
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At Nauheim, under the direction of Dr. Theodore Schott, baths...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Doctors.  In the matter of disease and healing, the peopl...
Is a most valuable aid to health, acting as a physical and men...
Teething Of Children
Affections arising from teething of children, are often of a ...
THEOPHRASTUS BOMBASTUS VON HOHENHEIM, commonly known as Parac...
If a chronic endocarditis has followed an acute condition, so...
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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