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Emetic; castor oil and enema. ...
Condition Of The Throat And Other Internal Organs
The condition of the _throat_ requires the most constant atte...
Treatment Of Scarlatina Simplex Or Simple Scarlet-fever
_Scarlatina simplex_, or _simple scarlet-fever_ (9), without ...
To Prevent Colds
Keep the _arms_, _hands_ and _chest_ well clothed and warm. ...
The destruction of the skin over any painful part, by means of...
Rupture And Trauma Of The Esophagus
These may be spontaneous or may ensue from the passage of an ...
Bathing The Feet
This apparently simple treatment, if the best results are desi...
The Vegetable Kingdom
As to the vegetable kingdom, there is here, so far as we can ...
The wet compress on the throat in torpid cases should not be ...
Foreign Bodies In The Insane
Foreign bodies may be introduced voluntarily and in great nu...
The Light Reflex On The Forceps
It is often difficult for the beginner to judge to what dept...
Diabetes A Kidney Disease
This disease occurs in two forms--diabetes insipidus and diab...
Wide gagging prevents proper exposure of the larynx by forci...
With the forceps illustrated in Fig. 28 specimens of tissue ...
See Cancer in Foot. ...
Mineral Acids In Case Of Severe Sore-throat
In case the throat be very troublesome, there cannot be any o...
Symptoms Of Prolonged Foreign Body Sojourn In The Bronchus
1. The time of inhalation of a foreign body may be unknown ...
Clothing should be light yet warm, and sufficiently free so as...
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Source: Papers On Health
Much more than is readily believed depends on the state
of the hands and feet. We are already familiar with the subject of
coldness in the feet, but we meet with cases in which the coldness of
the hands is as striking. It is not readily thought that cold hands
have anything to do with such illness, for instance, as that of bad
action in the stomach. There are cases in which a very great deal can
be done to relieve a congested state of the vessels of the stomach, and
even a similar state of the lungs, by only bathing the hands in hot
water and then rubbing them with hot oil till they have been thoroughly
heated and reddened, as they are when effectually warmed.
Half-an-hour's bathing of hands in water just a little above blood heat
produces a wonderful effect on an invalid when there is too great
weakness to stand longer treatment. This is well known to be true of
half-an-hour's good feet bathing. In some cases bathing both of hands
and feet is much needed. The overburdened heart finds it a vast benefit
when by such a bathing the blood is allowed to flow easily through the
vessels of the feet and hands.
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