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Perversions In The Guidance Of The Body
SO evident are the various, the numberless perversion...
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Cramp In The Limbs
The treatment of this is to apply cold cloths to the roots of ...
_Nux Vomica_ should be used once in about four hours, for twe...
The Digestibility of Fats. We have now come to the last group...
An attack of this disease generally begins with a feeling of w...
Foreign Bodies In The Larynx
Laryngeally lodged foreign bodies produce a wheezing respirat...
My Own 56 Day Long Fast
Fasters go through a lot of different emotional states, these...
Relaxed And Atrophied Conditions
I alluded, above, to a distinction between a relaxed and an ...
Tuberculosis Of The Esophagus
Esophageal tuberculosis is not commonly met, but is probably ...
Ulcers Case Xxvi
The following case occurred in the person of a lady with vari...
Diet For A Healthy Person
I doubt that it is possible to be totally healthy in the twen...
The Surgical Dissection Of The First Second Third And Fourth Layers Of The Inguinal Region In Connexion With Those Of The Thigh
The common integument or first layer of the inguino-femoral r...
Treatment Of Scarlatina Anginosa Or Sore-throat Scarlet-fever
In _scarlatina anginosa_, or _sore-throat scarlet-fever_, whi...
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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