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A large, soft, fleshy tumour is usually simply an accumulation...
The destruction of the skin over any painful part, by means of...
Bruises Case Xix
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This disease, in addition to the symptoms of cutting, crampin...
Resume Of Emergency Tracheotomy
The following notes should be memorized. 1. Essentials: Kn...
Heat And Weakness
We have over and over again shown in these papers how heat pas...
Punctures Case Xii
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Factors Increasing The Blood Pressure
With normal heart and arteries, exertion and exercise should ...
Decannulation After Cure Of Laryngeal Stenosis
In order to train the patient to breathe again through the la...
It is not always easy to say definitely whether a bone is brok...
The author wishes to caution the reader not to rely merely on...
Philosophy Of Disease And Cure
In every part of the animal economy, polar derangements in th...
What we call, for want of a better name, "nerve force," or "ne...
See Towels, Cold Wet. ...
The Religion Of It
THE religion of it is the whole of it. "All religion ...
The Distinctive Diagnosis Between External And Internal Inguinal Herniae The Taxis The Seat Of Stricture And The Operation
A comparison of the relative position of these two varieties ...
The study of the blood pressure has become a subject of gre...
The first sign of such an illness is a brief and slight attack...
Treatment Of The Violent Or Sthenic Form Of Scarlatina Anginosa
The _violent_, or _sthenic form_ of scarlatina anginosa becom...
Source: Papers On Health
Entirely different treatment from the above is needed
for such a thing as inflammation of the elbow, wrist, shoulder-joint or
Say it is an inflamed elbow that is to be treated. We describe this;
but similar treatment, with very slight variation, such as common sense
will suggest, answers for the other joints.
Have two large plain towels wrung out of cold water, and folded so as
to wrap six ply thick round the elbow. See that the patient is
otherwise warm. Place one of the towels round the joint, and gently
press it (avoiding pain) so as to draw the heat out of every part. When
this is hot substitute the other, and continue with fresh cooling--for
an hour if necessary. The cloth may require to be changed perhaps
thirty times; but the guide to this is furnished by its heating. When
hot, change it. This may be repeated frequently, until the inflammation
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