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What Causes Disease. The commonest and most dangerous acciden...
Diffuse Dilatation Of The Esophagus
This is practically always due to stagnation ectasia, which i...
See Abscess; Ankle; Armpit; Bone, Diseased. ...
The destruction of the skin over any painful part, by means of...
The present 100 per cent mortality in cancer of the esophagu...
This term is applied so loosely and so indiscriminately to al...
Treat exactly as in acute diarrh[oe]a, except that P. P. shou...
Polarization Of The Circuit
I have said, in effect, a little above, that, while the curre...
From The Hygienic Dictionary
Autointoxication.  the accumulations on the bowel wall be...
The treatment of shock will probably always be unsatisfactory...
Fever arising from bad state of the blood may be treated by ca...
In the original edition, good treacle was recommended as a lax...
Hope And Healing
The mind has always an influence on the body. Life rises and f...
Digestion is the process whereby the food we eat is turned int...
Treat croup, whether membranous or spasmodic, much the same a...
Often a state of the nerves exists, without any apparent unhea...
Purple Spots On Skin
These arise first as small swellings. The swellings fall, and ...
of children, where there is a discharge of yellow and watery ...
Period Of Incubation Or Hatching
The time which passes between the reception of the contagious...
This is usually a bodily illness, though often regarded as men...
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
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