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This trouble is found in the double form; first, of limbs whic...
Water-treatment As Used By Currie Reuss Hesse Schoenlein &c
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A healthy man usually evacuates about 30-40 ozs. of urine dail...
Bruises Case Xvii
An old man, aged 60, received a bruise upon the occiput from ...
A NURSE who had been only a few weeks in the hospital...
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SUPPOSE your husband got impatient and annoyed with y...
I shall say but little about this very common and very obstin...
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The Roentgenographic Signs Of Expiratory-valve-like Bronchial Obstruction
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Breath And The Heart
Stout people are usually more or less "scant of breath." Accum...
Ulcers Case Xxix
The peculiarity of the present case arose from neglect in eva...
Inflammation Of The Bowels
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is a specific when locally used for _Sycosis_, also for fungo...
Bandage Four-ply Flannel
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Technic Of Specular Esophagoscopy
Recumbent patient. Boyce position. The larynx is to be expos...
Sometimes a severe out-break and eruption will occur in and ar...
Introduction Of The Esophagoscope
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Spine Weakness Of The
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Treat as under Fever, Gastric, and Fever. In addition, great c...
Source: Papers On Health
After a fall from a height, where there is no apparent
outward injury, there is often such a severe shock to the spinal cord
and brain that continued unconsciousness occurs. In such a case, foment
the spine at first, to remove the effects of the concussion. This may
bring on serious difficulty of breathing, owing to congestion of the
spinal cord. This can be removed by applying cold cloths along the
spine. If the difficulty of breathing be present from the first, then
apply the cold at once. The first effect of such a fall is to deprive
the brain and spinal cord of vital force. This must be restored by
heat. Subsequent effects due to congestion can be removed by cold.
The effects of a shock in a railway accident may be similarly treated.
Common sense will guide in using heat or cold by watching the effect.
Where heat fails try cold. This is the simple rule. It is good also to
give the patient some simple purgative medicine, and some warm drink.
Avoid all doses of alcoholic drinks. We have known the flickering
flame of life almost extinguished by a teaspoonful of brandy.
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