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Running The Human Automobile

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Fever

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Use Of The Long Cord

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Expectoration

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Circulation Of The Blood

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Jaundice

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Purple Spots On Skin

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The Blue-glass Mania

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Inward Rotation Method

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Hot-water Bags






Source: Papers On Health

The flat rubber bags of various shapes, to be had from
all rubber shops, make excellent substitutes for poultice or
fomentation; but care must be taken to have two or more ply of moist
flannel between the bag and the skin of the patient. This ensures a
supply of moist heat, which is in almost every case the best.





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