Medical ArticlesThe Royal Touch
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Stage I Entering The Right Pyriform Sinus
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Running The Human Automobile
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Other Forms Of Rest
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Pulmonary Phthisis Consumption
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Auricular Fibrillation Diagnosis
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Rupture And Trauma Of The Esophagus
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The Child As An Ideal
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The Form Of The Thoracic Cavity And The Position Of The Lungs Heart And Larger Bloodvessels
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Temperature Of The Water Double Sheet Changing Sheet
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Positive And Negative Effort
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A Healthy Colon
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Water-treatment As Used By Currie Reuss Hesse Schoenlein &c
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The pathology of arteriosclerosis is a thickening and diminis...
Source: Papers On Health
Fatigue, excessive heat, fright, loss of blood, hunger,
etc., are common causes.
The action of the heart is temporarily interfered with, and pallor, a
sweat on the forehead, with an indescribable feeling of sinking away,
The first thing to do is to bend down the patient's head till it
touches the knees, and keep it there for a few minutes. After he has
partially recovered consciousness, the clothing should be loosened, and
all tight bands or braces removed. The face and hands should be bathed
in cold water, slapping the face with a wet towel. Some stimulant, such
as hot tea, coffee, or sal volatile, may then be given.
If there is a wound causing loss of blood, it should be attended to at
In case fainting is due to hunger, the greatest care should be taken to
give only small quantities of food after recovery, as a large amount
may prove fatal.
A sip of cold water, or bathing the face with cold water, will
generally prevent a threatened fainting. If there appears any immediate
danger of a relapse, keep the patient in a horizontal position for some
Persons liable to fainting fits should be careful to avoid extremes of
temperature, such as very hot or very cold baths.
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