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Neuralgia

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Of Punctures Etc

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Freshness Of Fruits And Vegetables

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Esophageal Dilators

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Limbs Disjointed Or Sprained

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The Fulcrum Of The Bronchoscopic Lever Is At The Upper Thoracic Aperture

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Bronchial Stenosis

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Cholera Malignant

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Starvation

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Angioneurotic Edema

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Pulmonary Phthisis Consumption

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Breathing In Going Uphill

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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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