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Positive And Negative Effort
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Ulcers Case Xxiv
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Drugs In Hypertension
The drugs that are mostly used to lower blood pressure are ni...
The Direction Of The Body In Locomotion
LIFTING brings us to the use of the entire body, whic...
The Surgical Dissection Of The Bend Of The Elbow And The Forearm Showing The Relative Position Of The Arteries Veins And Nerves
The farther the surgical region happens to be removed from th...
Milk, Meat, And Other Protein Foods
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The following are the antidotes and remedies for some of the m...
Toxic Disturbances And Heart Rate
Under this head it is not proposed to consider disturbances...
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The Expletive Method Blood-letting
has been advocated by some of the best authorities, and there...
Burns And Scalds
No matter what the nature and extent of the burn may be, the ...
Hair Coming Off
There are many forms of this disfiguring trouble, both in the ...
Positive And Negative Manifestations
Acute diseases are to be regarded as electrically positive, a...
Angina Pectoris Symptoms
The pain of true angina pectoris generally starts in the regi...
Earache - Otalgia
This may arise from various causes, but a common one is sudde...
Violent Reaction Sthenic
If both, the contagious poison and the organism, are very str...
is small pox modified by vaccination. It is to be treated as ...
How Fasting Heals
Its an old hygienic maxim that the doctor does not heal, the ...
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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