The use of these to give temporary relief, often degenerating ...
Punctures Case X
Mr. Worth's daughter, aged six, was thrown down by a dog and ...
HERE are two true stories and a remarkable contrast. ...
The Organic Versus Chemical Feud
Now, regrettably, and at great personal risk to my reputation...
The Care Of An Invalid
TO take really good care of one who is ill requires n...
Use Of The Long Cord
It is often desirable to bring the entire parts of the patien...
An ulcer is an "eating sore": that is, a sore containing matte...
Apthae - Thrush
This is a disease peculiar to nursing children. The mouth bec...
The Distinctive Diagnosis Between External And Internal Inguinal Herniae The Taxis The Seat Of Stricture And The Operation
A comparison of the relative position of these two varieties ...
A NURSE who had been only a few weeks in the hospital...
Is Physical Culture Good For Girls?
A NUMBER of women were watching a game of basket-ball...
Esophagoscopic Extraction Of Foreign Bodies
It is unwise to do an endoscopy in a foreign-body case for th...
Consumption Treatment Of
Turning now to the case when consumption has actually shown it...
Raw Food Healing Diets
Next in declining order of healing effectiveness is what I ca...
Memory Loss Of
A more or less complete suspension of this faculty is a not un...
Impossibility Of Answering For The Issue Of Every Typhoid Case
Although a _typhoid character_ of scarlatina will rarely set ...
Foreign bodies in the pleural cavity should be immediately re...
For this, rub the whole back with soap lather (see Lather; Soa...
In its most powerful form this is a solid stream of water dire...
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In the osseous skeleton, the thorax and abdomen constitute a ...
Source: Papers On Health
There is a usual (normal) temperature in all the blood
and tissues of the body. If the body be either warmer or colder than
this point (98.4 deg. Fahr.), its health is interfered with. A
"clinical thermometer" is used to ascertain whether the bodily
temperature is normal or not. It is to be had at every druggist's, and
is of great importance in a household. By its means the rise of
temperature can be detected often before any serious symptoms set in,
and due means taken to check trouble in its early stages. The
instrument is used by putting it under the armpit, or, with children,
between the legs, so that the mercury bulb is entirely enfolded and
hidden between the arm, or leg, and the body. Left in this position for
five minutes, it is taken out and read. It may also be held in the
mouth, under the tongue, with lips close on it.
Where a good deal of fever is shown, as by a rising of the mercury to
101 deg., measures to reduce it should at once be taken, as shown in
the articles on various kinds of Fever. By watching the temperature,
and taking it from time to time, we can see when cooling is sufficient.
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