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Extraction Of Tacks Nails And Large Headed Foreign Bodies From The Tracheobronchial Tree

In cases of this sort the point presents the same difficulty...

Flannel Bands

See Band, Flannel. ...

Infants' Food

For infants who cannot be nursed at the breast, cows' milk in ...

The Tired Emphasis

"I AM so tired, so tired--I go to bed tired, I get up...

Morning Sickness Of Pregnant Females

The most efficient and certain remedy for this symptom is _Ma...

Aphorisms

Educate your eye and your fingers. Be sure you are right...

Esophagoscopic Extraction Of Foreign Bodies

It is unwise to do an endoscopy in a foreign-body case for th...

Coronary Sclerosis

While disease of the coronary arteries may occur without ge...

The Effect Of Drugs On Blood Pressure

Free catharsis is a well established and valuable method of ...

Douche Cold

In its most powerful form this is a solid stream of water dire...

Clothing

Clothes should be Loose and Comfortable. Man is the only anim...

Pulse Testing For Allergies

Coca's Pulse Tests are extraordinarily useful and simple tool...

Hepar Sulphur

is a specific for _Itch and Scald Head,_ applied in form of a...

Preliminary Remarks

The author wishes to caution the reader not to rely merely on...

Wine And Water If No Reaction Can Be Obtained

Should the patient remain cold in his pack for longer than an...

Pleuroscopy

Foreign bodies in the pleural cavity should be immediately re...

Gravel

Sometimes mere internal inflammation is mistaken for this dise...

Alkalis (eg Ammonia Soda Or Potash)

Give dilute vinegar, followed by white of egg. ...

Conclusion: Help Yourselves If Your Physicians Will Not Help You!

And I am none of your water-enthusiasts, who pretend to cure ...

Acute Mild Endocarditis

This inflammation of the endocardium is generally confined to...



Gout






Source: Papers On Health

Some have a predisposition to this most painful disease, and
require to keep a strict watch on their diet. Meat, specially the
internal organs, meat extracts, alcohol, tea, and coffee must be
avoided, and milk, buttermilk and porridge, cheese, eggs, and
vegetables, especially green vegetables, made into light and digestible
dishes, should be relied on solely. Further, the diet should be a small
one, most thoroughly and slowly masticated, and plenty of pure water is
advisable, in order to help the elimination of the waste which causes
the trouble. See Uric Acid.

If the feet be affected, apply gentle heat to the lower part of the
spine by Fomentation (see). Sometimes a cold cloth on the lower spine
will soothe, but more often heat is the true cure. Wrap the sore foot
in softest cotton, and foment very gently through this, using only
warm cloths, and taking care to avoid giving pain. The cloths should
be just a little below blood heat. Cold cloths are a serious mistake,
but at a temperature a little below blood heat a gentle soothing is
produced. Care must in every case be taken to do only what the patient
feels comforting.





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