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For healing wounds, burns, ulcers, irritation of mucous membr...
(_Ague in the breast--Inflamed breast_.) This is a disease...
Many valuable lives have been saved by an elementary knowledge...
Esophageal Foreign Body
After initial choking and gagging, or without these, there m...
Muscular Action Weak
The heart is the most important of all muscles. Sometimes the ...
Eyes Accidents To
Three distinct classes of these are to be considered. They req...
Bandage Four-ply Flannel
The four-ply flannel bandage is simply what its name implies--...
The Journey Down The Food Tube
The Flow of Saliva and Appetite Juice. We are now ready to st...
Racks From Lifting
See Muscular Pains; Sprains. ...
The patient should be placed in the recumbent position, with...
One of the most fruitful causes of ill-health is the habit of ...
There are two opposite causes of unconsciousness. One is conge...
There are a number of methods for the endoscopic removal of ...
Strabismus Discordance Of The Eyes
If neither of the rectus muscles have been cut and cicatrized...
Errors To Avoid In Suspected Foreign Body Cases
1. Do not reach for the foreign body with the fingers, lest...
Whether any drug should be used which acts directly on the he...
Felon - Whitlow
For this disease, in the early stage, when the sensation is t...
Auricular Fibrillation Occurrence
This condition of auricular fibrillation occurs occasionally ...
It is not uncommon to find a stricture of the bronchus super...
This plant is the Chama Cyparissos, or ground cypress. It is o...
Source: Papers On Health
The key to action in case of epidemics prevailing in the
district is found, when we consider that always, many residing amid
infection escape it. They do so in virtue of better resisting power,
rather than because no seeds of disease ever reach them. In case of
epidemic, then, besides daily sponging with acetic acid or vinegar, and
scrupulous cleanliness, everything should be done to increase health
and vitality in the household. Plenty of fresh air and sunlight, open
windows day and night, and good plain food, are most powerful aids to
resisting disease. The milk and water used in the household should all
be boiled and allowed to cool before use, the boiling lasting
half-an-hour. The family where all this is done may expect to escape
infection, and therefore may maintain that calmness and freedom from
fear which is itself a very important help against it.
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