Enough has already been said of the value and limitations of ...
Wide gagging prevents proper exposure of the larynx by forci...
For traumatic trismus, use the B D current, of vigorous force...
If one put into his mouth nothing but food, foreign body acc...
Pulse Counting The
Most valuable information as to the nature and progress of dis...
This disease, in addition to the symptoms of cutting, crampin...
An ordinary bed which has not been slept in for some weeks, al...
The Tongue is not Used chiefly for Tasting. If you will notic...
The flat rubber bags of various shapes, to be had from all rub...
Rash Or Hives
Infants are often troubled with large red, angry-looking spots...
Muscular Action Weak
The heart is the most important of all muscles. Sometimes the ...
Mechanical Problems Of Bronchoscopic Foreign Body Extraction*
* For more extensive consideration of mechanical problems...
See Rubbing. ...
MICHEL DE NOTREDAME, or NOSTRADAMUS, a celebrated French phys...
This disease is a most difficult one to deal with, and any hea...
The Expletive Method Blood-letting
has been advocated by some of the best authorities, and there...
Diseases And Disturbances Of The Skin
Their Chief Causes. Skin troubles are of two main kinds accor...
The Speech Organs
The Voice, a Waste Product. It is one of the most curious thi...
Esophagoscopic Extraction Of Foreign Bodies
It is unwise to do an endoscopy in a foreign-body case for th...
A very useful and comparatively safe method is illustrated i...
Length Of Bath
Category: TREATMENT OF SCARLET-FEVER.
Source: Hydriatic Treatment Of Scarlet Fever In Its Different Forms
Although the temperature, in sthenic cases, should be a little lower
than in erethic cases, it is not advisable to use the water very cold,
as this would cause too strong a reaction, and consequently new
excitement. The safer way is to let the temperature of the bath be
between 70 and 65 deg., according to the age and constitution of the patient
(the younger and more delicate the patient, the higher the temperature),
and to let him stay long enough in the bath to become perfectly cool all
over, which can be ascertained by placing the hand or the thermometer
under the arm-pits, which usually retain the warmth longest. I
understand, in advising such a temperate bath of several minutes,
duration, that the patient be hot and the rash standing out full and
bright on coming from the pack; or else the bath must be colder and
shorter, not exceeding a minute or two.
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