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Bruises Case Xv

The following case was far more severe, but the mode of treat...

Pleurisy

This is inflammation of the Pleura of one or both lungs, gene...

The Malignant Forms Of Scarlet-fever

are caused by the character of the epidemy, but, perhaps, mor...

Prejudice Of Physicians Against The Water-cure

The greatest, and the most serious, difficulty lies in the pr...

The Relation Of The Internal Parts To The External Surface Of The Body

An exact acquaintance with the normal character of the extern...

Tolerance

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What Effect Could Be Expected From A Warm Wet-sheet?

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Ice-water And Snow-bath In Malignant Cases

If no rash appear during the first pack, which will scarcely ...

Division Of The Process Of The Disease Into Periods

Its course is commonly divided into four distinct periods, vi...

Bruises

For slight bruises, such as children frequently get by falling...

Treatment Of Affections Of The Nervous Centres

In affections of the nervous centres, the _brain_, the _cereb...

Cholera Morbus

Keep the patient still as possible on his back. Use A D curre...

Treatment Of Acute And Subacute Inflammation And Ulceration Of The Esophagus

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Hepatization Of Lungs

Take A D current, pretty strong force. Treat in front, over t...

Water-treatment As Used By Currie Reuss Hesse Schoenlein &c

Beside the above modes of treatment _cold_ and _tepid Water_ ...

Imaginary Troubles

These are of two kinds, the one purely imaginary, the other wh...

Asiatic Cholera

I was practicing in Cincinnati during the prevalence of Chole...

Scarlatina Sine Exanthemate

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Tuberculosis Of The Esophagus

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Limbs Uncontrollable

This trouble is found in the double form; first, of limbs whic...



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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