See Constipation. ...
Dysmenorrhea Painful Menstruation
If the disease be occasioned by uterine displacement, obstruc...
Following dry pericarditis or pericarditis with an exudate, ...
_Tis a gift to be simple Tis a gift to be free, Tis a gift ...
We have had many cases of contracted limbs, arising from vario...
Fixation of the crico-arytenoid joints with an approximation...
The most striking symptom of diphtheria is the growth of a sub...
Practice On The Rubber-tube Manikin
This must be carried out in two ways. 1. General practice...
Throat Sore (clergyman's)
Those who are in the habit of using their voice much should be...
No Cutting Short Of The Process Of Scarlatina The Morbid Poison Must Be Drawn To The Skin As Soon As Possible
Scarlet-fever is a disease, which cannot be cut short. Any at...
Anesthesia In Heart Disease
While no physician likes to give an anesthetic to a patient w...
Often in the case of delicate infants or children, the bones o...
Positive And Negative Effort
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This fever may be either intermittent, remitting, or continue...
Continued coldness of the feet gives rise to many more serious...
This, in various forms, as brandy, whiskey, rum, wine, cordial...
Compression Stenosis Of The Esophagus
The esophagus may be narrowed by the pressure of any periesop...
Deviation Of The Esophagus
Deviation of the esophagus may be marked in the presence of a...
Memory Loss Of
A more or less complete suspension of this faculty is a not un...
Often very serious trouble takes the form of simple overwhelmi...
Food In Illness
Source: Papers On Health
Light, easily digested food is of the first
importance in many illnesses. To know easily procured and simple foods,
which are really light, is a great matter. Saltcoats biscuits (see
Biscuits and Water) form one of the best and most nourishing foods. So
does oatmeal jelly, prepared by steeping oatmeal in water for a night,
or for some hours, straining out the coarse part, and boiling the
liquor until it will become jelly-like when cold. Oatmeal steeped in
buttermilk for a time, and then moderately boiled, makes an excellent
diet. Wheaten meal or barley meal may be used for these dishes instead
of oatmeal, according to taste. Many other dishes, with rice,
arrowroot, sago, etc., will suggest themselves to good cooks; but for
sustaining the invalid and producing healthy blood, none surpass those
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