Medical ArticlesBruises Case Xvii
An old man, aged 60, received a bruise upon the occiput from ...
Wide gagging prevents proper exposure of the larynx by forci...
The Blood-mesh Of The Skin
The Blood Vessels under the Skin. Not merely the nails and th...
Papillomata Of The Larynx In Children
Of all benign growths in the larynx papilloma is the most fre...
Period Of Eruption Or Appearing Of The Rash
Commonly, on the second day, towards evening, sometimes on th...
Should be an indication that food in general or some certain k...
are: A fetid breath, with ulceration and sloughing of the thr...
Gangrene Of The Lung
Pulmonary gangrene has been followed by recovery after the e...
Gabriel Tucker modified the regular side-curved forceps by a...
From The Hygienic Dictionary 2
Toxemia.  "Toxemia is the basic cause of all so-called dise...
THEOPHRASTUS BOMBASTUS VON HOHENHEIM, commonly known as Parac...
Benign Growths Primary In The Tracheobronchial Tree
Extension of papillomata from the larynx into the cervical tr...
Nerve Centres Failing
Many diseases flow from this cause, but at present we only con...
The remedy which has attracted and still attracts in a very h...
Knee Swelling Of Or Pain In
For ordinary slight injuries, complete rest, and rubbing with ...
Fever At Night
Frequently, in illness, a fever sets in as night approaches, a...
MICHEL DE NOTREDAME, or NOSTRADAMUS, a celebrated French phys...
The Inward And The Outward Current
I have already said that when the conducting-cords are of equ...
This is chiefly observed in children. The most frequently en...
This plant is the Chama Cyparissos, or ground cypress. It is o...
Mind In Disease
Source: Papers On Health
Often a person, because of physical failure, becomes
possessed of an utterly erroneous idea, which no reasoning can change
or remove. Indeed, reasoning in such cases is best avoided. Attention
should rather be directed to the physical cause of the mental state,
with a view to its removal. Very probably you will find there is want
of sleep, with a dry hard state of the skin of the head, and too high
an internal temperature. You may then work wonders by soaping the head
(see Head, Soaping). The back also should be soaped similarly. If too
great a cooling effect is produced by this, wipe off the soap and rub
hot olive oil on the back instead. If this is not sufficient, rub the
limbs also with the hot oil. We have seen the most pronounced insanity
yield to this treatment, where the cause has been physical and not
mental. The secret of success is in so balancing the heat and cooling
applications that the utmost possible soothing can be given without any
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