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

Myocardial Disturbances

While the myocardium is the most important muscle structure...

Tobacco

In spite of the fact that a large number of men today do not ...

The Electric Circuit

The Electric Circuit is made up of any thing and every thing ...

Exercise And Growth

Fatigue as a Danger Signal. The chief use of exercise in ch...

Esophagoscopes

The esophagoscope, like the bronchoscope, is a hollow brass ...

Diet And Baths In Heart Disease

The diet in cardiac diseases has already incidentally been ...

Fatty Heart

The cause of deposits of fat around the heart or in between i...

Neck Twisted

This arises from the undue contraction of some of the muscles ...

Exercise

Where this is advised medically, it is often taken in a manner...

Eyes Accidents To

Three distinct classes of these are to be considered. They req...

Precautions To Be Observed

As long as compensation is complete, there are no medication ...

Vegetables Green And Fruit

We would strongly recommend our readers to continually have th...

Dr Jerome Kidder's Electro-magnetic Machine

On opening the machine-box, as it comes from the manufacturer...

Nephritis Inflammation Of Kidneys

1. Acute. If the urinary secretion be reddish and scant, with...

Ulcers Case Xxix

The peculiarity of the present case arose from neglect in eva...

Scarlatina Sine Exanthemate

There are also mild cases of scarlet-fever, when little or no...

Chloroform Or Ether (inhaled)

Fresh air. Pull tongue forward, and begin artificial respirati...

Oil Olive

A little oil only should be applied to the skin at once. Any s...

Intestinal Putrefaction

The most successful procedure in the management of intestinal...

Conditions Causing Change In Blood Pressure

Woolley [Footnote: Woolley, P. G.: Factors Governing Vascular...



Eyes Accidents To






Source: Papers On Health

Three distinct classes of these are to be
considered. They require very different treatment.

When the eyeball is cut or pierced, if the cut be deep or large, a
surgeon must deal with it. But if small, a drop or two of castor oil
let fall into the eye will often be all that is required. Where
inflammation comes on, the tepid pouring recommended below for bad eyes
will greatly help. If more severe, the treatment for inflamed eyes may
be given. Perfect rest and thorough exclusion of light are very
important.

If the eye is bruised, bathe with warm water, to which a little vinegar
or boracic acid has been added. If after bathing, pain continues, drop
in castor oil, and on the outside of the eyelid lay a pad dipped in a
mixture of equal parts of laudanum and water. Change this cloth
frequently until the pain is relieved.

Treat in this way also for insects stinging the eye.

When the eye is burned, either by sparks or by some burning chemical
substance, cold cloths should be persistently applied to the eye. The
softest rags or surgeon's lint should be cut up into small pieces that
will just cover the eye. Dip these in the coldest water, and press it
out a little, so that it will not run off. Place these little bits of
wet cloth one after another on the eye or eyes affected. The patient
will not be able to endure pressure further than the weight of the
cloths themselves. These can be taken off and changed for cold ones as
the feeling of the sufferer directs. After a time the cooling will be
felt to have gone far enough, and the cloths may be allowed to lie;
when they get too warm they can be taken off, or if the heat and pain
return they can be renewed.

While this treatment is going on it will be necessary to open the
eyelids at intervals, so as to let off the tears that collect in such
cases and cause great distress. These will flow out when in the most
gentle way you have laid one thumb on the upper eyebrow, and the other
just below the lower eyelid, so that you can draw the lids just
slightly open.





Next: Eyes Cataract On

Previous: Expectoration



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 781